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Creator:
Kitson
and Franciscus Sansom, active 1785–1799, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

James Harris, 1st Earl of Malmesbury

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
undated
Medium:
Aquatint and stipple engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 9 1/2 × 7 3/4 inches (24.1 × 19.7 cm) and Image (oval shape): 6 3/8 × 5 3/8 inches (16.2 × 13.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.4 P.219"

Lettered, lower center: "LORD MALMSBURY | AMBASSADEUR van Zijne MAJESTEIT den KONING van GROOT BRUTTAINJE | aan haar HOOG MOGENDE de Staaten Generaal der VERENIGDE NEDERIZANDEN. | De luister eer en roem des Britschen Adelstands, | Den onbezweeken Vriend des Vryen Nederlands. | Die veel beest wegebracht aan t.Allianliemaaken: | Bedreeven HARRIS, in de Staatkunde uitgeleert. | Op wiens beleid en deugd zich nyd vergeefsch verteert. | Doet in dil Beeldenis elks bart van eerbied blaaken. | by P. van Dyk Rotterdam."; lettered, lower left: "de Ridder Reynolds Pinxt."lettered, lower right: "Sanson & Kitsin Sculpt."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10085
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:25958
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