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Creator:
Luigi Schiavonetti, 1765–1810, Italian
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
The Mask
Date:
1790
Medium:
Color printed etching and stipple engraving with hand coloring in watercolor on moderatley thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 3/16 × 12 9/16 inches (25.9 × 31.9 cm), Plate: 9 1/16 × 10 3/8 inches (23 × 26.4 cm), and Image: 7 5/16 × 9 1/8 inches (18.6 × 23.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.6 P.313"; lower center: "Ladies Ann & Charlotte Spencer"

Lettered, lower left: "Sir Joshua Reynolds pinxit."; lettered, lower center: "THE MASK. | From the Original Picture in the possession of his Grace the Duke of Marlborough | London, Pub'd April 21 1790 by T.Simpson St.Pauls Church Yard."; lettered, lower right: "L.Schiavonetti sculpt."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10243
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:26300
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