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Creator:
Johann Jacobé, 1733–1797, Austrian
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Omai

Date:
1777
Medium:
Mezzotint, published state
Dimensions:
Plate: 24 1/2 x 15in. (62.2 x 38.1cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed below image at left, "Vol. 5 P. 261" Engraved inscriptions: below at left, "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds"; below image at center "OMAJ"; below "A Native of the Island of Utietca."; below "LONDON. Published August 15th. 1777. by John Jacobi at Mrs Sledge's, Henrietta Street Covent Garden."; below image at right, "Engraved by John Jacobi"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10146
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
portrait | river | tattoos | turban
Associated People:
Omai (c.1753–1780)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26168
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Justin Lovill, 1776 : A London Chronicle or How to Divert Oneself while Losing an Empire, The Bunbury Press, London, 2019, p. 347, DA682 .L66 2019 (LC) (YCBA)

Joanna Marschner, Enlightened Princesses : Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte, and the Shaping of the Modern World, Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn, 2017, p. 445, fig. 27.08, NX543 +.E55 2017 Oversize (YCBA)


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