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Creator:
John Finlayson, 1730–1776, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Lord Cardross

Additional Title(s):

David Stewart Erskine, 6th Earl of Buchan

David Stewart Erskine, 11th Earl of Buchan

Date:
1765
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 15 1/16 × 11 inches (38.2 × 28 cm) and Image: 13 9/16 × 10 7/8 inches (34.4 × 27.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, lower center: "Now Earl of Buchan"

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

Lettered, lower left: "J,, Reynolds Pinx,,t | Published according to Act of Parliament Nov,,r 22.d 1765."; lower center: "Lord ~ Cardross.~"; lower right: "J,, Finlayson Fecit. | Sold at the Golden Lamp in Berwick Street, Price 5.s"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12897
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
baron | buttons | cape | collar | columns | lace | mantle | portrait | scientist | sleeves | writer
Associated People:
Erskine, David Stewart, 6th Earl of Buchan (1742-1829), scientific writer
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38577
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