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Creator:
Samuel William Reynolds, 1773–1835, British
after Carl Frederick van Breda, 1759–1818, Swedish
Title:

Sir Joshua Reynolds

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
1796
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 1/16 × 14 7/8 inches (53.5 × 37.8 cm), Plate: 20 × 14 inches (50.8 × 35.6 cm), and Image: 17 1/2 × 13 15/16 inches (44.5 × 35.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.5 P.283"

Lettered, lower left: "Pained 1791 by C.F.v. Breda Member of the Royal Academy of Painting &cc | at Stockholm---and Painter to the King of Sweden."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by S.W.Reynolds, from the Original Presented | to the Academy by C.F.v.Breda, as his Reception Picture."; letterd, lower center: "London Published March 20, 1796, by S.W.Reynolds, Engraver, No.6, Rolls Buildings, Fetter Lane. | Sir Joshua Reynolds | PRESIDENT of the ROYAL ACADEMY, MEMBER of the IMPERIAL ACADEMY | at Florence, Doctor of Laws, | of the Universities of Oxford & Dublin, and Fellow of the Royal Society."; Dignissimis | Praesidi et Sociis | Regiae Academiae Stockholmiensis, | Quorum | Benignissamo patrocinio | Commissa est | Pictorum Sculptorum, et Architectorum | Tutela; | Tabulam hanc | Summa cum observatia | D.D.D. | Carolus Fredericus Breda"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10186
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26210
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