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Creator:
Edward Fisher, 1722–1785, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Laurence Sterne, A.M.

Date:
1760
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 5/8 x 11 3/4 inches (39.7 x 29.9 cm), Plate: 14 15/16 x 10 13/16 inches (38 x 27.5 cm), and Image: 13 5/16 x 10 7/8 inches (33.8 x 27.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "L/m"; lower left: "Vol 6 P 319";, on back, upper left: "100"; lower left: "(design)"; lower right: "This print is [...] and [...] | being an impression before the Plate was reduced | 111 for 176/crease 15/"

Lettered, lower left: "J. Reynolds Pinx,,t"; lower center: "Laurence Sterne, A.M. | Prebendary of York, Vicar of Sutton on the Forest and of Stillington near York."; lower right: "E. Fisher fecit. | Pr. 5.s"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10260
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
author | cloak | curls | desk | drapery | garter | gaze | gesturing | leg | mantle | papers | poet | portrait | posing | quills | robe | sitting | sleeves | smiling | Sterne, Laurence (1713–1768), writer and Church of England clergyman | vicar | wig
Associated People:
Sterne, Laurence (1713–1768), writer and Church of England clergyman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26317
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