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

Dr. William Markham, Head Master of Westminster School, Bishop of Chester

Date:
1762
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 12 15/16 × 9 5/16 inches (32.9 × 23.7 cm) and Image: 11 1/4 × 9 1/4 inches (28.5 × 23.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, lower center: "Dr Markham Head Master of Westminster School 1762 | BP of Chester"

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

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12867
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
archbishop | bishop (prelate) | books | clergy | cloak | collar | headmaster | holding | portrait | posing | robe | school | solemn | wig
Associated People:
Markham, William (1719-1807), Archbishop of York
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38513
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