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Creator:
James McArdell, ca. 1729–1765, Irish
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Thomas Ashton D.D.

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
1756
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 3/4 × 10 1/4 inches (37.5 × 26 cm), Plate: 13 × 9 inches (33 × 22.9 cm), and Image: 11 1/16 × 8 15/16 inches (28.1 × 22.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.1.P.24"

Lettered, lower left: "J. Reynolds Pinxt."; lettered, lower right: "Js. Mc.Ardell fecit."; lettered, lower center: "Thomas Ashton D.D. | Collegii Etonensis, prope Windesoram Socius; | Ecclesioa Sancti Botolpbi ad portam Episcopalem, | extra Muros, Londini Rector."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9765
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
book | cloak | man | man | portrait | preacher | religious and mythological subject | wig
Associated People:
Ashton, Thomas (1767-1775), cleric
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29567
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