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Creator:
Print made by James Caldwall, 1739–1819, 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:
The Macarony Brothers
Date:
1772
Medium:
Line engraving, stipple engraving, and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, blued white laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 x 8 3/16 inches (27.9 x 20.8 cm), Plate: 7 11/16 x 5 3/8 inches (19.6 x 13.7 cm), and Image: 5 11/16 x 4 13/16 inches (14.5 x 12.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "41889 (encircled)"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Brandoin pinxt."; lower center: "THE MACARONY BROTHERS. | London, Printed for Robt. Sayer, No. 53, Fleet Street, & J. Smith, No. 35, Cheapside, as the Act directs, 25 July, 1772."; lower right: "Caldwall sculp."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11107
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
breeches (trousers) | brocade | brothers | caricature | chain | coats | costume | cravats | fashion | frills | genre subject | hats | humor | leash | macaronis | men | monkey (animal) | parody | pipe (smoking equipment) | ruffles | satire | smoke | smoking | staff (walking stick) | sword | tricornes | waistcoats | wig
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30529
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