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Creator:
Victor Marie Picot, 1744–1805, French
after unknown artist, ( Barron )
Title:

Wanstead House in Essex

Date:
1775
Medium:
Engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 × 24 5/16 inches (45.7 × 61.8 cm), Plate: 15 3/4 × 20 3/8 inches (40 × 51.7 cm), and Image: 13 1/8 × 19 1/2 inches (33.3 × 49.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "NT\-\-"

Lettered, lower left: "W:A:Barron delint."; lettered, lower center: "To Sir Joshua Reynolds President of the Royal Academy | This View of WANSTED HOUSE in ESSEX the SEAT of the Rt. Honble. the Earl of Tilney | is humbly Inscrib'd by his Oblig'd and most Obedient Servant | Willm. Augustus Barron. | London Publish'd as the Act Directs March 6:1775 W:A:Barron in St. Martins Lane & to be had at Mr. Picots No:16 in the Strand."; lettered, lower right: "V:M:Picot sculpt."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11043
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:29555
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