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Creator:
Richard Houston, ca. 1721–1775, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
Charles Spencer, 3rd Duke of Marlborough
Date:
1758
Medium:
Mezzotint on medum, moderately textuerd, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 × 8 7/8 inches (33 × 22.5 cm) and Image: 10 13/16 × 8 7/8 inches (27.5 × 22.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.4 P.228"

Watermark

Lettered, lower center: "His Grace Charles Spencer, Duke of Marlborough, | Master General of the Ordinance, General in Chief of His Majesty's Foot Forces, | Knight of ye most Noble Order of ye Garter, & one of his Majties. most honble. Privy Council &c. | Done from a Picture in the Possession of the Rt. Hon. the Earl of Pembroke; whom this plate is, | most humbly Inscribed by HIs most Dutiful and Obedient Servant. Richd: Houston."; lettered, lower left: "J.Reynolds Pinxt.1758 | sold by R.Houston Charing Cross."; lettered, lower right: "R.Houston Fecit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10093
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:25971
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