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Creator:
John Nixon, ca. 1760–1818, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Annabella, Lady Blake, as Juno, Receiving the Cestus from Venus

Additional Title(s):

Lady Annabella, Boscawen

Miss Annabella Bunbury

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
1771
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 25 1/8 × 16 7/8 inches (63.8 × 42.9 cm), Plate: 24 3/8 × 15 15/16 inches (61.9 × 40.5 cm), and Image: 24 1/4 × 15 15/16 inches (61.6 × 40.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol. P.42"

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "Sir Joshua Reynolds Pinxt."; letered, lower center: "Publish'd according to Act of Parliament Febry 11.1771, by J.Dixon in Kempbs Row near Chelsea Bridge and Sold by A.Dury in Dukes Court St. Martins Lane"; lettered, lower right: "J.Dixon Fecit"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9799
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beads | braid | cestus | cloud | curls | dove | nude | offering | peacock (bird) | portrait | religious and mythological subject | robe | sandal | Venus lending her girdle | water
Associated People:
Venus
Juno
Boscawen, Lady Annabella (1745-1841), British socialite
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:32240
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