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Creator:
Print made by James Bretherton, ca. 1730–1806, British
after Henry William Bunbury, 1750–1811, British
Published by James Bretherton, ca. 1730–1806, British
Title:
The Full Blown Macaroni
Date:
1772
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, blued white laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 3/4 x 8 9/16 inches (29.8 x 21.8 cm), Plate: 9 7/8 x 6 9/16 inches (25.1 x 16.7 cm), and Image: 8 1/2 x 6 inches (21.6 x 15.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "44536 (encircled)"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "HWBunbury delin."; lower center: "THE FULL BLOWN MACARONI | Publish'd as the Act directs 6th. December 1772. By J. Bretherton No. 134 New Bond Street."; lower right: "J. Bretherton f."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11152
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
breeches (trousers) | cane | caricature | coat | costume | fashion | frill | genre subject | humor | macaroni | man | ornament | parody | profile (figure) | ruffles | satire | sword | tricorne | waistcoat | wig
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30593
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