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Creator:
Valentine Green, 1739–1813, British
after Thomas Gainsborough RA, 1727–1788, British
Title:

David Garrick Leaning on a bust of William Shakespeare

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
1769
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 24 5/16 × 15 1/8 inches (61.8 × 38.4 cm) and Image: 24 × 15 1/8 inches (61 × 38.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "Vol.3 P.137"

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "T.Gainsborough Pinxit."; lettered, lower center: "Published April 2nd 1796 | B y J Boydell Cheapside No.90"; lettered, lowewr right: "Val, Green fecit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9948
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
portrait
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Garrick, David (1717–1779), actor and playwright
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25611
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