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Creator:
Thomas Watson, 1743–1781, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
Margaret Georgiana Spencer (née Poyntz), Countess Spencer
Date:
1772
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid ppaer
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 3/16 × 11 1/4 inches (38.6 × 28.6 cm), Plate: 14 7/8 × 10 15/16 inches (37.8 × 27.8 cm), and Image: 13 1/4 × 10 15/16 inches (33.7 × 27.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.6

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds."; lettered, lower right: "Engrav'd by Thomas Watson."; lettered, lower center: "Georgiana Lady Viscountess Spencer | London Publish'd Novr 2st.1772 by S.Hooper No. Ludgate Hill, W.Shropshire, No. New Bond Street, & T.Watson. No.8 Broad Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10242
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:26299
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