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Creator:
Edward Fisher, 1722–1785, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Published by Edward Fisher, 1722–1785, British
Title:

The Honorable Augustus Hervey, Captain in his Majesty's Navy

Additional Title(s):

Augustus John Hervey, 3rd Earl of Bristol

Date:
1763
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 14 × 9 15/16 inches (35.5 × 25.3 cm) and Image: 12 3/16 × 9 7/8 inches (31 × 25.1 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 according to Act of Parliament, & sold by Edw.d Fisher at the Golden head, South side of Leicester Square | The Hon,,ble Augustus Hervey, (coat of arms) Capt,,n in His Majesty's Navy, | Colonel of Marines, and Commander in Chief of | His Majesty's Ships in the Mediterranean, 1763."; lower right: "E. Fisher Sculp.t"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12848
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
admiral | armed forces | buttons | cannon | captain | clouds | colonel | cravat | cuffs | curls | earl | embroidery | flags | gaze | jacket | lace | marine art | military uniform | navy | ocean | plans | portrait | posing | ribbon | Royal Navy | sails | ships | sloops (warships) | solemn | sword
Associated People:
Hervey, Augustus John, 3rd Earl of Bristol (1724-1779), Admiral, politician, amateur painter
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38480
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