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Creator:
Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Gainsborough Dupont, 1754–1797, British
Published by Benjamin Beale Evans, ca. 1765–1824, British
Title:

The Right Honorable William Pitt

Date:
1799
Medium:
Line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 29 7/8 × 21 3/8 inches (75.9 × 54.3 cm), Sheet: 20 1/4 × 15 1/4 inches (51.4 × 38.7 cm), and Image: 17 3/8 × 13 3/8 inches (44.1 × 34 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in red crayon, on mount, upper left: "K. 17. P.CXXXVI"; upper right: "F. 86". Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "2v-c 890 V (of 6)"

Lettered below image, lower left: "Gainsborough Dupont pinxit.; lower center: "Pubd. Jany of 1799 by B.B. Evans corner of the Old Jewry London."; lower right: "F. Bartolozzi R.A. Historical Engraver to his Magesti, sculps. 1790"; lower center: "The Right Honble: William Pitt, | First Lord Commissioner of His Majesty's Treasury, And Chancellor of the Exchequer." Within crest, lower center: "Benalgno Numine"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.19580
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37430
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Joanna Marschner, Enlightened Princesses : Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte, and the Shaping of the Modern World, Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn, 2017, p. 301, fig. 16.30, NX543 +.E55 2017 Oversize (YCBA)


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