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Creator:
Print made by James Basire, 1769–1822, British
after Jonathan Richardson the Elder, 1667–1745, British
Published by Nichols & Son (1812), 1745–1826, British
Title:
George Vertue, Engraver
Date:
1812
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/16 x 7 11/16 inches (28.1 x 19.5 cm), Plate: 9 1/2 x 5 15/16 inches (24.2 x 15.1 cm), and Image: 5 7/16 x 4 11/16 inches (13.8 x 11.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower right: "IR74/2421 | 7/6"

Lettered in black ink, lower center: "Js. Basire sculp. | GEORGE VERTUE, ENGRAVER. | Born in 1684; died in 1756. | From an Original Drawing by Richardson, | in the Posession of Wm,, Stevenson Esqre,, F. S. A. | Published by J. Nichols & Son, Jany: 1st, 1812."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12693
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
curls | engraver (printmaker) | man | oval | portrait | profile (figure) | Society of Antiquaries of London
Associated People:
Vertue, George (1684–1756), engraver and antiquary
Stevenson, Seth William (1784–1853), antiquary
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38211
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