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Creator:
William Baillie, 1723–1810, Irish
after Gaspare Netscher, 1636–1684
after Jan Wyck, ca. 1645–1700, Dutch, active in Britain (from ca. 1664)
Title:
James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth, 1st Duke of Buccleuch
Date:
1774
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 1/2 × 17 1/2 inches (41.9 × 44.5 cm), Plate: 14 1/16 × 16 1/2 inches (35.7 × 41.9 cm), Plate: 1 15/16 × 16 1/2 inches (4.9 × 41.9 cm), and Image: 14 1/16 × 16 1/2 inches (35.7 × 41.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.5 P.245"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, verso, upper right: "J.B."

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "W.Baillie fec. | The Gods from Heaven survey the fatal Strife | and Mourn the Miseries of Human Life"; lettered, lower center: "JAMES DUKE OF MONMOUTH. | mortiuus 15 July 1685. Ætat 36 | From a Painting by Netcher and Wyke, in the Collection of Wm.Baillie Esqr."; lettered, lower right: "Du Jovis in tectis iram meseranter inamen | Amborum, & tantos Mortalibus else labores. | 30 Sept. 1774"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10113
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:26081
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