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Creator:
George Siegmund Facius, 1750–1804
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

John Smith, D.D.F.S.A.

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
1797
Medium:
Stipple engraving and line engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 16 11/16 × 12 5/8 inches (42.4 × 32.1 cm) and Image: 13 7/8 × 11 7/8 inches (35.2 × 30.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.6.P.308"

Collector's mark, lower right: "K"

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Sr. Joshua Reynolds"; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by Facius"; lettered, lower center :"JOHN SMITH, D.D.F.S.A. Mster of GONVILE & CAIUS Coll: Camb: | LOWNDN. Profr. of Astronomy Chancellor of LINCOLN. | Published Feb:1.1797, by J.Deighton, Cambridge: & [..]bad at Messrs. Facius No.8 Macclesfield Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10231
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:26288
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