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Creator:
Print made by Samuel Freeman, 1773–1857, British
after William Aikman, 1682–1731, British
Published by Blackie & Son, active 1833–1870, British
Title:

William Aikman

Date:
undated
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching on moderately thick, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 9 1/16 x 5 1/2 inches (23 x 13.9 cm) and Image: 5 5/16 x 4 3/16 inches (13.5 x 10.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower right: "2/"

Lettered, lower center: "Engraved by S. Freeman. | WILLIAM AIKMAN. | FROM A PAINTING BY HIMSELF IN THE POSSESSION OF MRS. FORBES EDIN.R | BLACKIE & SON GLASGOW EDINBURGH & LONDON"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12184
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
artist | cravat | gaze | mantle | painter | portrait | portrait painter | posing | solemn | wig
Associated People:
Aikman, William, of Cairnie (1682–1731), portrait painter
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:32067
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