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Creator:
Samuel Cousins, 1801–1887, British
after Alexander Nasmyth, 1758–1840, British
Title:

Robert Burns

Date:
1830
Medium:
Mezzotint, published state
Dimensions:
Plate: 20 1/2 x 16 7/16in. (52.1 x 41.8cm) and Sheet: 21 3/16 x 16 7/16in. (53.8 x 41.8cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Engraved inscriptions: within image at center, "ROBERT BURNS"; below, "BORN MDCCLIX. DIED MDCCXCVI."; below image at center, "Private Plate, excudit August 1830 by Wm Walker, No. 22, London Strt Edinburgh." Inscription in pencil: below image at right, "Sam. Cousins"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12135
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
castle | coat | mountains | poet | portrait | trees
Associated People:
Burns, Robert (1759–1796), poet
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31925
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