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Creator:
James McArdell, ca. 1729–1765, Irish
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
Emily, Countess of Kildare, 1754
Date:
1754
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/4 × 10 3/16 inches (36.2 × 25.9 cm), Plate: 13 7/8 × 9 7/8 inches (35.2 × 25.1 cm), and Image: 12 9/16 × 9 13/16 inches (31.9 × 24.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.4 P.199"

Lettered, lower left: "J.Reynolds pinxt."; lettered, lower right: "J.McArdell fecit."; lettered, lower center: "Emily Countess of Kildare, 1754. | To the Rt Honble. James Earl of Kildare - this PLATE is humbly Dedicated by his Lordships most Obedient Servt. J.McArdell."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10047
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:25892
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