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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 Inglese

Date:
1772
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, rough, blued white laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 11/16 x 8 3/8 inches (27.2 x 21.3 cm), Plate: 8 1/4 x 5 7/8 inches (21 x 15 cm), and Image: 7 5/16 x 5 9/16 inches (18.6 x 14.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "44532 (encircled)"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "HWBunbury delin."; lower center: "POSTIGLIONE INGLESE. | Publish'd as the Act directs April 1772 By I. 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:
B1977.14.11173
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
breeches (trousers) | building | bushes | coat | costume | fence | genre subject | grass | hat | man | milestone | parody | path | postilion | road | satire | sign | trees | whip | window
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30632
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