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Creator:
Scawen, active 1770s
after John Powell, active 1769–1785, British
Title:
Honourable George, Lord Pigot
Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 1/16 × 13 7/8 inches (51 × 35.2 cm), Plate: 19 15/16 × 13 13/16 inches (50.6 × 35.1 cm), and Image: 17 1/2 × 13 3/4 inches (44.5 × 34.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.5 P.273"

Watermark: J.Whatman

Lettered, lower left: "Powell Pinxt."; lettered, lower center: "THE RIGHT HONBLE. GEORGE LORD PIGOT, BARON PIGOT OF PATSHUL, | In the Kingdom of Ireland President and Governor, of and for all the Affairs of the United | Company of Merchants of Engladn, trading to the East Indies, on the coast of Choromandel, and | Orixa, and of the Chingee, and Moratta Countries, &c.&c.&c."; lettered, lower right: "Scawen Sculpt."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10165
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:26189
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