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

Mrs. Siddons, in the Character of the Tragic Muse

Additional Title(s):

Sarah Siddons (née Kemble)

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
undated
Medium:
Stipple engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 5 3/4 × 3 1/8 inches (14.6 × 7.9 cm) and Image: 3 1/4 × 2 7/16 inches (8.3 × 6.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, upper center: "MRS.. SIDDONS."; lettered, lower center: "In the Character of the TRAGIC MUSE."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10225
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26282
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