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Creator:
Print made by Charles Bretherton, ca. 1760–1783, British
after Henry William Bunbury, 1750–1811, British
Published by James Bretherton, ca. 1730–1806, British
Title:

Postiglione Germanico

Date:
1772
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, rough, blued white laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 13/16 x 8 1/2 inches (27.5 x 21.6 cm), Plate: 8 1/4 x 5 7/8 inches (21 x 14.9 cm), and Image: 7 3/16 x 5 5/8 inches (18.3 x 14.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper left: "18445"; on back, lower right: "III"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "JWBunbury delin."; lower center: "POSTIGLIONE GERMANICO | Publish'd as the Act directs April 1772 by J. Bretherton No. 134 New Bond Street."; lower right: "Chas. Bretherton junr. f."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11172
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
building | coat | costume | dog (animal) | door | driver | genre subject | German | hat | man | parody | pipe (smoking equipment) | postilion | satire | smoke | smoking (activity) | stairs | trees | waistcoat | whip
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30631
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