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Creator:
Valentine Green, 1739–1813, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Francis Russel, Duke of Bedford, with his Brothers & Sister

Additional Title(s):

The Bedford Children: Francis Russell, 5th Duke of Bedford, as St.George, slaying the Dragon, with His Siblings, John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford, Lord William Russell, and Miss Caroline Vernon, as Sabra.

Francis Russell, 5th Duke of Bedford with is Siblings, Lord John Russel, 6th Duke of Bedford, Lord William Russell and Miss Caroline Vernon

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
1778
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 19 15/16 × 17 1/16 inches (50.6 × 43.3 cm) and Image: 18 13/16 × 17 inches (47.8 × 43.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right; "Vol.1 Page 36"

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds. "; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by V.Green, Mezzotinto Engraver to his Majesty | and to the Elector Palatine."; lettered, lower center: Publish'd by Walter Shropshire May 1st 17788 | No.158, Noe Bond Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9789
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
aristocracy | aristocrat | boy | brother | cape | cloud | dragon | duke | family | flower (plant) | flowers | girl | nobility | politician | portrait | shield | sibling | sister | sword | tree | youth
Associated People:
Bedford, Francis Russell, 5th Duke of (British aristocrat, 1765-1802)
Bedford, John Russell, 6th Duke of (British aristocrat, 1766-1839)
Russell, William, Lord (British owner, 1767-1840)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:32199
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