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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:
The Honorable Richard Edgcumbe, Second Earl of Mount Edgcumbe
Date:
1774
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 3/8 x 11 inches (39 x 28 cm) and Image: 13 1/4 x 11 inches (33.7 x 28 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds 1774"; lower center: "The Hob,,ble Richard Edgcumbe.~ | Published July the 2nd 1774 by W: Dickinson at M.r Sledges 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:
B1977.14.12899
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boy | buttons | child | coat | cuffs | earl | gaze | grass | hills | landscape | portrait | posing | rocks (landforms) | ruff | solemn | trees | vest | youth
Associated People:
Edgcumbe, Richard, second earl of Mount Edgcumbe (1764–1839), writer on opera
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38579
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