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Creator:
Charles Grignion, 1717–1810, British
after Michel Vincent Brandoin, 1733–1807, Swiss
Published by Robert Sayer, 1725–1794, British
and John Smith of Cheapside, active ca. 1750–1789, British
Title:

A Macarony at a Sale of Pictures

Date:
1771
Medium:
Line engraving and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, greened white laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 x 8 1/4 inches (28 x 20.9 cm), Plate: 7 13/16 x 5 9/16 inches (19.8 x 14.1 cm), and Image: 5 1/2 x 2 9/16 inches (13.9 x 6.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "41888 (encircled)"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Brandoin pinxt."; lower center: "A MACARONY at a Sale of PICTURES, | London, Printed for Robt. Sayer, No. 53, Fleet Street & J. Smith, No. 35 Cheapside, Publish'd as the Act directs Sepr. 25, 1771."; lower right: "Grignion sculp"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11106
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
caricature | coat | cuffs | genre subject | humor | macaroni | man | monocle | obese | papers | parody | satire | sword | wig
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30528
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