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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:
Inimitable Mr. James Moss
Date:
1773
Medium:
Etching on medium, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 11/16 x 7 1/4 inches (24.6 x 18.4 cm), Plate: 8 15/16 x 6 11/16 inches (22.7 x 17 cm), and Image: 7 11/16 x 6 1/4 inches (19.6 x 15.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "HWBunbury del."; lower center: "To all Encouragers of Arts & Sciences This Portrait of the | INIMITABLE MR. JAMES MOSS | is with great respect dedicated by his & their Obedient humble Servant H. W. B. | Publish'd as the Act directs May 15th,, 1773, 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:
B1977.14.11157
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bow (costume accessory) | bushes | churches | coat | costume | dogs (animals) | fence | genre subject | humor | landscape | laughing | man | parody | path | peasant | pockets | puppies | road | satire | smiling | trees | tricorne | walking
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30603
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