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Creator:
Thomas Watson, 1743–1781, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Princess Sophia Matilda, Daughter to their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester

Date:
1775
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 12 3/4 × 13 inches (32.4 × 33 cm) and Image: 10 15/16 × 12 7/8 inches (27.8 × 32.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Lettered, inside image, lower left: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds"; lettered, below image, lower left: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds."; lettered, inside image, lower right: "Engraved by Thos.:Watson"; lettered, below image, lower right: "Engrav'd by Thomas Watson."; lettered, inside image, lower center: "Publish'd Jany.1st.1775, for W.Stropshire,No.158 &T:Watson No.142 New Bond Street"; lettered, below image, lower center: "PRINCESS SOPHIA MATILDA, | Daughter to eheir Royal Highnesses, the DUKE and DUCHESS of GLOUCESTER."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12901
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Princess Sophia Matilda of Gloucester (1773 – 1844)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38582
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