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Creator:
William Dickinson, 1746–1823, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Published by William Dickinson, 1746–1823, British
Title:

Sir Robert Fletcher

Date:
1774
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 14 13/16 x 11 inches (37.6 x 27.9 cm) and Image: 12 15/16 x 11 inches (32.9 x 27.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen, on front, lower right: "50"

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

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds."; lower center: "Sir Robert Fletcher~ | Publish'd Nov.r 24th 1774 by W Dickinson at MrsSledges Henrietta Street Covent Garden."; lower right: "Engraved by W,, Dickinson."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12898
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buttons | clouds | collar | colonel | curls | epaulettes | gaze | man | nobleman | oval | portrait | posing | ribbons | sky | soldier | solemn | uniform | wig
Associated People:
Fletcher, Col Sir Robert (1738-1776), colonel in the Indian Army, M.P.
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38578
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