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Creator:
John Raphael Smith, 1752–1812, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
Mrs. Montagu
Date:
1776
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 1/2 × 14 5/8 inches (52.1 × 37.1 cm), Plate: 19 13/16 × 13 15/16 inches (50.3 × 35.4 cm), and Image: 17 7/16 × 13 7/8 inches (44.3 × 35.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.5th P.246"

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Sr Joshua Reynolds"; lettered, lower right: "Engrav'd by J.R.Smith"; lettered, lower center: "John Boydell excudit April 10th 1776. | Mrs. Montagu, | From an Original Painting by Sr. Joshua Reynolds, in the Possession of | HIS GRACE the LORD PRIMATE of all IRELAND, | To whom this Plate is Inscrib'd by his Graces much Oblig'd & Obedt. Servt. | John Raphael Smith. | Publish'd April 10, 1776, by J:R:Smith No.10 Batemans Buildings, Soho Square London."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10115
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:26083
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