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Creator:
Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

The Earl of Mansfield

Additional Title(s):

William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield

Date:
1786
Medium:
Stipple engraving on silk, mounted on moderately thick, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 21 1/16 x 15 9/16 inches (53.5 x 39.5 cm), Sheet: 18 7/8 x 13 5/8 inches (47.9 x 34.6 cm), and Image: 16 15/16 x 13 3/8 inches (43.1 x 33.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Vol. 4 P. 225"; on back, lower center: "IR74/407"

Lettered in black ink, center right, within image, upside down on letter: "The Earl of Mansfield"; lower left: "Sir Joshua Reynolds pinxt."; lower center: Royal coat of arms; lower right: "F. Bartolozzi R. A. Engraver to his Majesty Sculpt:"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10089
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
barrister | books | chain | chair | coat of arms | collar | columns | costume | crest | curls | curtain | earl | fur | interior | judge | letter (correspondence) | lions | man | Member of Parliament | nobility | paper (document genre) | pillars | politician | portrait | quill (feather) | robe | tassel | wig
Associated People:
Murray, William, first earl of Mansfield (1705–1793), judge and politician
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25966
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