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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
and John Bowles, 1701–1779, British
and Carington Bowles, 1724–1793, British
and Thomas Jefferys, 1719–1771, British
Title:

Elizabeth, Countess of Northumberland

Additional Title(s):

Elizabeth Countess of Northumberland, Baroness Percy, Lucy, Poynings, Fitzpain, Bryan, and Latimer

Date:
between 1759 and 1776
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 21 1/16 × 15 1/16 inches (53.5 × 38.2 cm) and Image: 19 3/16 × 15 inches (48.8 × 38.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper right: "8"; lower left: "54"

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

Lettered, lower left: "J,, Reynolds Pinx,,t"; lower center: "Elizabeth Countess of Northumberland, | Baroness Percy, Lucy, Poynings, Fitzpain, Bryan, and Latimer.~ | Printed for Edw.d Fisher at teh golden Head, Leicester Square, John Bowles in Cornhil, Carington Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard, & Tho.s Jefferys at Charing Cross, London."; lower right: "E,, Fisher fecit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12911
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
baroness | buttons | cape | choker | coronet (crown) | countess | courtier | diarist | earrings | jewelry | mantle | necklace | portrait | ribbons | robe | tassels | woman
Associated People:
Percy, Elizabeth [née Lady Elizabeth Seymour], duchess of Northumberland and suo jure Baroness Percy (1716–1776), courtier and diarist
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38592
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