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

The Most Noble Granville Leveson, Earl Gower

Date:
1765
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 15 1/4 × 11 1/16 inches (38.7 × 28.1 cm) and Image: 13 11/16 × 10 15/16 inches (34.7 × 27.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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

Lettered, lower left: "J Reynolds Pinxt"; lower center: "The most Noble Granville Leveson (coat of arms) Gower, Earl Gower; Visc. Trentham, | BARON of STITTENHAM, LORD CHAMBERLAIN of the KING'S HOUSHOLD, LORD LIEUT. and CUST. ROT. | of the Country of Stafford, one of his Majesty's most Hon.ble Priv. Coun. & A Gov. of the Charter House."; lower right: "E Fisher sculps.t 1765"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12896
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buttons | cravat | cuffs | drapery | earl | fur coat | gaze | lace | politician | portrait | posing | purse (bag) | robe | solemn | tapestry | tassels
Associated People:
Leveson-Gower, Granville (1721–1803), first marquess of Stafford politician and landowner
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38576
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