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Creator:
Charles Spooner, c.1720–1767, Irish
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Lady Selina (née Shirley) Hastings, Countess of Huntington

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
1759
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, blued white, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 13 3/4 × 9 7/8 inches (34.9 × 25.1 cm) and Image: 12 1/4 × 9 13/16 inches (31.1 × 24.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.3.P.165"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, verso, lower left: "No.19790---"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, verso, lower right: ".6"

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "J.Reynolds Pinxt."; lettered, lower right: "Chas. Spooner fect."; lettered, lower center: "Ladyt Selina Hastings. | Printed for JOHN BOWLES and SON, at the Black Horse in Cornhill London."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9993
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
braids | dress | flowers | portrait | woman
Associated People:
Hastings [née Shirley], Selina, countess of Huntingdon (1707–1791), founder of the Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25791
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