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Creator:
Richard Purcell, active 1746–1766, Irish
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
Frances Capell (née Hanbury-Williams), Countess of Essex
Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 3/16 × 10 1/8 inches (36 × 25.7 cm), Plate: 13 15/16 × 9 7/8 inches (35.4 × 25.1 cm), and Image: 12 3/16 × 9 7/8 inches (31 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.2 P. 117"

Lettered, lower left: "J Reynolds pinxt."; lettered, lower right: "Purcell Fecit. | P.1.s"; lettered, lower center: "Frances Countess of Essex. | London Printed for Robt. Sayer Map & Printseller at the Golden Buck in Fleet Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9911
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25573
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