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Creator:
James McArdell, ca. 1729–1765, Irish
after William Smith, 1707–1764, British
Title:
Prince Charles, 2nd Duke of Richmond, Lenox and Aubigny
Date:
1750
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 7/8 × 9 3/4 inches (35.2 × 24.8 cm) and Image: 12 5/8 × 9 3/4 inches (32.1 × 24.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.5 P.285"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, verso, lower left: "N13177"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, verso, lower right: "76"

Lettered, lower left: "Willm. Smith ad [vivum] Pinxt."; lettered, lower right: "J.M.Ardell fecit | Price 2s. 6d."; lettered, lower center: "The most Noble PRINCE CHARLES DUKE of RICHMOND LENOX, and AUBIGNY, &c.&c. | Who Died Augt.8th:1750.AEtat:49. | From an Original Picture Presented by His Grace to the Corporation of the CITY of CHICHESTER. | Publish'd by Geo.Smith, Painter at CHICHESTER."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10195
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:26219
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