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Creator:
John Finlayson, 1730–1776, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Published by Henry Parker, 1725–1809, British
and John Finlayson, 1730–1776, British
Title:

David Garrick in the Character of 'Kitely'

Additional Title(s):

'Every Man in his Humour', Act ii, Scene i

Date:
1769
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 14 7/8 × 10 13/16 inches (37.8 × 27.5 cm) and Image: 13 3/8 × 10 13/16 inches (34 × 27.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Marked in blue ink, on back, center, collector's stamp: "Paul Mellon Collection"

Lettered, lower left: "J: Reynolds pinx.t"; lower center: "Publish'd Feb:y 1st: 1769 | Mr. GARRICK in the Character of KITELY; | Every Man in his Humor. Act 2d,, Scene 1,,st~~ | Sold by M:r Parker, N:o 82 Cornhill, & Mr Finalyson in Berwick Street Soho."; lower right: "J: Finlayson Fec:t"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12824
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buttons | cape | cloak | collar | embroidery | Every Man in His Humour (1598), play by Benjamin Jonson (1572-1637) | lace | tassels | vest
Associated People:
Garrick, David (1717–1779), actor and playwright
Kitely, a merchant (character in Ben Jonson's 'Every Man in his Humour'
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38443
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