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Creator:
Charles Spooner, c.1720–1767, Irish
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
Lady Selina Hastings (née Shirley), Countess of Huntington
Date:
1759
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 3/8 × 11 1/8 inches (39.1 × 28.3 cm), Plate: 13 7/8 × 9 7/8 inches (35.2 × 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"

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "J.Reynolds pinxt."; lettered, lower right: "c. Spooner fecit."; lettered, lower center: "Lady Selina Hastings. | Printed for Robt. Sayer, Printseller, at the Golden Buck near Serjeants Inn Fleet Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9994
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
braids | 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:25793
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