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Creator:
Print made by John Dixon, ca. 1740–1811, Irish
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Published by John Dixon, ca. 1740–1811, Irish
Published by Josiah Boydell, 1752–1817, British
Published by Carington Bowles, 1724–1793, British
Published by Thomas Burford, ca. 1710–after 1774, British
Published by S. Hooper, active 1766–1788, British
Title:

Elizabeth, Countess of Pembroke, and the Rt. Honble. George, Lord Herbert

Date:
1771
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped to plate): 17 15/16 x 13 inches (45.6 x 33 cm) and Image: 16 5/8 x 12 7/8 inches (42.2 x 32.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Lettered, lower left: "Sr Joshua Reynolds Pinxt"; lower center: "Publish'd According to Act of Parliament, Septr 11th 1771 | Elizabeth Countess of Pembroke, and the R,,t Hon,,ble George Lord Herbert. | Sold by J Dixon in Kepes Row opposite Ranalagh Walk Chelsea, Boydell in Cheapside, C Bowles in St Pauls Church Yard, S Hooper Ludgate Hill, & T Burford Bridge Street Westminster"; lower right: "J Dixon Sculpt"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12903
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
book | buttons | cloak | clouds | collar | columns | drapery | dress | gaze | gems | holding | jacket | mother | pearls | portrait | posing | ribbons | sitting | son
Associated Places:
Europe | Pembroke | Pembrokeshire | United Kingdom | Wales
Associated People:
Herbert, Elizabeth, Countess of Pembroke and Montgomery (1737–1831)
Herbert, George Augustus, 11th Earl of Pembroke and 8th Earl of Montgomery (1759–1827), politician/statesman, military/naval
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38584
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