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Creator:
Richard Houston, ca. 1721–1775, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
Richard Robinson, Bishop of Kildare
Date:
1764
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, smooth, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 1/4 × 11 13/16 inches (41.3 × 30 cm), Plate: 15 3/8 × 11 inches (39.1 × 27.9 cm), and Image: 13 3/4 × 10 15/16 inches (34.9 × 27.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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

Lettered, lower left: "Reynolds pinxt."; lettered, lower right: "Houston fect. | P:s5"; lettered, lower center: "Rich'd Robinson D.D. Bishop of Kildare 1764. | Sold by Carington Bowles in St.Paul's Church Yard. Accordg. to Act of Parlt. & Geo: Woodfall Bookseller Charing Cross London."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10199
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bishop (prelate) | books | chair | man | portrait | reading | religious and mythological subject | wig
Associated People:
Robinson, Richard (1708-1794), Bishop
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26224
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