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Creator:
unknown artist, ( Heath )
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

William Robertson

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
1799
Medium:
Stipple engraving and line engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/4 × 4 3/4 inches (18.4 × 12.1 cm), Plate: 7 × 4 1/2 inches (17.8 × 11.4 cm), and Image (oval shape): 3 5/8 × 2 7/8 inches (9.2 × 7.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.5.P.286"

Lettered, lower center: "Heath sc. | WILLIAM ROBERTSON,D.D. | Historiographer to his Majesty | for Schotland. | Publish'd by G.Cawthorn, 30 April, 1799. 132 Strand, London."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10198
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
historian | man | portrait | religious and mythological subject | tippet | wig
Associated People:
Robertson, William (1721–1793), cleric/religious official, academic/intellectual
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26223
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