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Creator:
Print made by Thomas Gaugain, 1748–1812, French
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Published by Thomas Philipe, active 1770–ca. 1817, British
Title:

James Beattie, LL.D.

Date:
1805
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 7 13/16 × 9 1/8 inches (19.8 × 23.1 cm) and Image: 6 9/16 × 8 9/16 inches (16.6 × 21.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "vol 1 p 34"

Lettered, lower left: "Sir Joshua Reynolds pinx"; lower center: "JAMES BEATTIE LL.D. | O Magna Vis Vertitatis, quae contra hominum ingenuim, Calliditatem; Solertiam, | contrapque ficta ommium insidias, facile se, per se ipsa, defendat. | Published16th May 1805 by T Philipe, Golden Square, London. Cicero"; lower right: "T Gaugain sculp"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9784
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angel | book | collar | cuffs | gaze | justice | man | mantle | philosopher | poet | portrait | posing | robes | ruffs | scales (weighing devices) | truth | wings
Associated People:
Beattie, James (1735-1803), poet and philosopher
demons
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:32170
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