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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:
Now Sir, You're a Complete Macaroni
Date:
1772
Medium:
Line engraving, stipple engraving, and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/8 x 8 1/8 inches (28.2 x 20.7 cm), Plate: 7 15/16 x 5 1/2 inches (20.2 x 13.9 cm), and Image: 5 1/8 x 4 1/2 inches (13 x 11.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "41891 (encircled)"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Brandoin pinxt,,"; lower center: "NOW SR. YOU'R A COMPLEAT MACARONI. | London, Printed for J. Smith, No. 35, Cheapside, & R. Sayer, No. 53, Fleet Street, as the Act directs, 6 May, 1772."; lower right: "Caldwall sculp"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11108
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
barber | bows (costume accessories) | breeches (trousers) | caricature | coats | combs | costume | cravats | fashion | genre subject | hairdressers | hairstyles | humor | macaronis | men | parody | pockets (costume components) | pompadour | queue wig | satire | scissors | staff (walking stick) | sword | tie-wig | waistcoats | wigs
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30530
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