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Creator:
John Dixon, ca. 1740–1811, Irish
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Published by William Wynne Ryland, 1732–1783, British
and Henry Bryer, died in or before 1782, British
Title:
Henry, tenth Earl of Pembroke and seventh Earl of Montgomery
Date:
1769
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 1/16 x 13 1/16 inches (45.8 x 33.2 cm) and Image: 16 5/8 x 13 1/16 inches (42.3 x 33.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Lettered, lower left: "Sir Joshuya Reynolds Pinx~"; lower center: "Sold by Ryland & Bryer No 27 in Cornhill | Henry Earl of Pembroke & Montgomery, | Lord Lieu,,t & Custos Rotulorum of the County of Wilts Major Gen,,l in the Army, | & Col,,l of the 1,,st or Royal Rigimt of Dragoons | Publish'd According to Act of Parliament Seprr 5 1769"; lower right: "J Dixon Fecit"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12822
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armed forces | belt | buttons | clouds | coat | cravat | curls | earl | gaze | horses (animals) | keys | man | nobleman | officers (military officers) | portrait | posing | sash | scarf | solemn | sword | tassels | thoughtful
Associated Places:
Europe | Pembroke | Pembrokeshire | United Kingdom | Wales
Associated People:
Herbert, Henry, 10th Earl of Pembroke and 7th Earl of Montgomery (1734–1794), military/naval
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38439
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