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Creator:
Print made by John Dixon, ca. 1740–1811, Irish
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
Count Ugolino della Gherardesca and His Sons in Prison
Date:
1774
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderatelly thick, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 1/2 × 25 1/4 inches (52.1 × 64.1 cm), Plate: 20 × 24 11/16 inches (50.8 × 62.7 cm), and Image: 19 7/8 × 24 5/8 inches (50.5 × 62.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Collector's mark: "K" for Thomas Kirk, student of Richard Cosway (Lugt 325)

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds | Publish'd as the Act Directs Febr. 1st 1774."; lettered, lower left: "Ugolino"; lettered, lower center: "John Boydell excudit 1774"; lettered, lower right: "J.Dixon sculp"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10359
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:26415
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