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Creator:
Thomas Watson, 1743–1781, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Elizabeth Ann Sheridan (née Linley) as St. Cecilia

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
1779
Medium:
Stipple engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 9/16 × 12 15/16 inches (42.1 × 32.9 cm), Plate: 15 1/4 × 11 3/4 inches (38.7 × 29.8 cm), and Image (oval shape): 12 × 9 5/8 inches (30.5 × 24.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.6 P.304"; inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Mrs. Sheridan"

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by Thos. Watson."; lettered, lower center: "ST. CAECILIA. | London, Published July 20th 1779, for Watson & Dickinson No.158 New Bond Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10222
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:26279
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Justin Lovill, 1776 : A London Chronicle or How to Divert Oneself while Losing an Empire, The Bunbury Press, London, 2019, p. 51, DA682 .L66 2019 (LC) (YCBA)


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