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Creator:
John Finlayson, 1730–1776, British
after Cornelius Johnson, 1593–1661, British
Title:
William Drummond of Hawthornden
Date:
1766
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 3/8 x 11 1/4 inches (39 x 28.6 cm), Plate: 14 15/16 x 10 13/16 inches (38 x 27.5 cm), and Image: 13 x 10 13/16 inches (33 x 27.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Wm Drummond of Hawthorndon | Scotch Poet"

Lettered, lower right: "Proof JF"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of John Hay Whitney, Yale BA 1926, Yale MA (HON.) 1956, transfer from the Yale University Library and the Yale University Art Gallery
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.178
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
collar | embroidery | gaze | historian | lace | poet | portrait | posing | reticella | smiling | thoughtful | vest
Associated People:
Drummond, William (1585-1649), historian and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:34490
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