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Creator:
Edward Fisher, 1722–1785, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Published by Edward Fisher, 1722–1785, British
Title:
Admiral Augustus Keppel, Viscount Keppel
Date:
1759
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 13/16 × 13 15/16 inches (50.3 × 35.4 cm) and Image: 18 1/16 × 13 7/8 inches (45.9 × 35.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "33 | 32"

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

Lettered, lower center: "The Hon,,ble Augustus Keppel (Coat of Arms with seashells) Commanding His Majesty's Ship Forbay, Nov,,r 20th. 1759. | J,, Reynolds Pinxit 1752. Sold by Edw,,d Fisher at Mr,,r Fryar's in Great Queen Street Pr. 5.s Edw,,d Fisher fecit 1769"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12906
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
admiral | beach | buttons | cliffs | clouds | coast | cravat | cuffs | curls | embroidery | hose | jacket | landscape | meteorology | military uniform | navy | ocean | portrait | ribbons | rocks (landforms) | sand | science | storm | stripes | sword | tassels | walking | waves (natural events)
Associated People:
Keppel, Augustus, Viscount Keppel (1725–1786), naval officer and politician
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38587
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