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Creator:
Valentine Green, 1739–1813, British
after ? Pompeo Batoni, 1708–1787, Italian
Title:

Hugh, Earl Percy

Additional Title(s):

Lieutenant General Hugh, Earl Percy, 2nd Duke of Northumberland

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
1777
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 20 3/16 × 14 3/8 inches (51.3 × 36.5 cm) and Image: 17 3/8 × 13 15/16 inches (44.1 × 35.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.5.P.271"

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "V.Green, exudit."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by V.Green, Engraver to his Majesty, and to the Elector Palantine."; lettered, lower center: "HUGH EARL PERCY. | In his own Right Baron PERCY, LUCY, POININGS, FITZ-PAINE, BRYAN, and LATIMER. | Major General of his Majesty's Forces in Great Britain, and | Lieut. General now serving in America, 1777. | Late Representative in Parliament for Westminster, | This Plate, engraved from a Portrait presented by the DUKE of NORTHUMBERLAND to the MAGISTRATES of WESTMINSTER, & placed by Them in their CUILD-HALL, in Commenoration | of his LORDSHIP'S PUBLIC SERVICES, is to Sir JOHN FIELDING Knt. Chairman, & to the Rest of the MAGISTRATES, most respectfully dedicated, by their devoted humble Servant - V.Green- | Published by V.Green, Salisbury Street, Strand Jany 1st, 1777."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10163
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26187
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Edgar Peters Bowron, Pompeo Batoni : a complete catalogue of his paintings, Yale University Press, 2016, vol. 1, p. 322, no. 265, NJ18.B68 2016 Oversize (YCBA)

Justin Lovill, 1776 : A London Chronicle or How to Divert Oneself while Losing an Empire, The Bunbury Press, London, 2019, p. 569a, DA682 .L66 2019 (LC) (YCBA)


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