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Creator:
James Watson, 1740–1790, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
Miss Nelly O'Brien
Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 5/16 × 14 3/8 inches (51.6 × 36.5 cm), Plate: 19 15/16 × 13 15/16 inches (50.6 × 35.4 cm), and Image: 17 15/16 × 13 7/8 inches (45.6 × 35.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.5 P.258"

Lettered, lower left: "J Reynolds pinxt."; lettered, lower center: "Miss Nelly O Brien | Sold by Jas. Watson at No.8 in Craven Buildings Drury Lane, & John Bowles and Son, in Cornhill."; lettered, lower right: "Jas. Watson fecit. | Price 5s"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10138
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:26156
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