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Creator:
Thomas Watson, 1743–1781, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Georgiana Lady Viscountess Spencer

Date:
1772
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 14 7/8 × 11 inches (37.8 × 27.9 cm) and Image: 13 1/4 × 10 7/8 inches (33.7 × 27.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in blue ink, verso, upper right: "36"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds."; lettered, lower right: "Engrav'd by Thomas Watson."; lettered, lower center: "Georgiana Lady Viscountess Spencer. | London Publish'd Novr.1st.1772 by S.Hooper No. Ludgate HIll, W.Shropshire,NO. New Bond Street, & T..Watson, No.8 Bond Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12828
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Spencer [née Poyntz], (Margaret) Georgiana, Countess Spencer (1737–1814), philanthropist
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38447
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