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Creator:
Print made by John Blackmore, active 1740–1780
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Published by William Wynne Ryland, 1732–1783, British
Title:

Samuel Foote Esq.

Date:
1771
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped to plate): 17 13/16 x 13 inches (45.3 x 33 cm) and Image: 16 1/4 x 13 inches (41.2 x 33 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Marked in blue, on back, center, "(Circular Stamp) Paul Mellon Collection"

Lettered, in black ink, lower left under image: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds."; lower center: "Samuel Foote Esq,,r | Publish'd June Ye 4.th 1771. accor.g to Act of Parliament by W. W. Ryland in Cornhill. ~ "; lower right under image: "Engrav'd by J. Blackmore."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12818
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
brocade | cane | coat | drapery | man | portrait | pose | thoughtful | vest
Associated People:
Foote, Samuel (bap. 1721, d. 1777), actor and playwright
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38429
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