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Creator:
John Finlayson, 1730–1776, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
Mr. Garrick in the Character of Kitely
Date:
1769
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 9/16 × 12 5/16 inches (42.1 × 31.3 cm), Plate: 14 15/16 × 10 7/8 inches (37.9 × 27.6 cm), and Image: 13 7/16 × 10 7/8 inches (34.1 × 27.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.3 P.140"

Lettered, lower left: "J.Reynolds pinxt."; lettered, lower right: "J.Finlayson fect."; lettered, lower center: "Publish'd Feby 1st 1769 | Mr. GARRICK in the Character of KITELY; | Every Man in his Humour. Act 2, Scene 1st. | Sold by M:Parker, No.82 Cornhill, & M. Finlayson in Berwick Street Soho."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9951
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
portrait
Associated People:
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:25613
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