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

Admiral George Edgcumbe, first Earl of Mount Edgcumbe

Additional Title(s):

Admiral George Edgcumbe, 1st Earl of Mount Edgcumbe

Lord Edgecumbe, George, 1st Earl of Mount Edgecumbe

Date:
1760
Materials & Techniques:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 3/16 × 10 7/8 inches (38.6 × 27.6 cm), Image: 13 1/4 × 10 13/16 inches (33.6 × 27.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, lower center: "Georges Lord Edgecumbe | Come to the title by the Death of his Brother 1761 Treasurer of teh household 1765 moved Nov 27 1766"

Collector's mark, verso: Paul Mellon

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12891
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
admiral | clouds | coast | coat | cravat | cuffs | embroidery | gesturing | lace | marine art | meteorology | military uniform | navy | ocean | pointing | portrait | posing | ribbon | rocks (landforms) | sails | science | ship | storm | waves (natural events)
Associated People:
Edgcumbe, Admiral George, 1st Earl of Mount Edgcumbe, PC (1720–1795), naval officer and politician
Access:
Accessible by appointment in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38569
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