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Creator:
Edward Fisher, 1722–1785, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, 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): 20 7/8 × 14 15/16 inches (53.1 × 37.9 cm) and Image: 19 3/16 × 14 15/16 inches (48.7 × 37.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper right: "7"; lower left: "53"; lower right: "Edward Fisher | (aft. Reynolds)"

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

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12912
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:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38593
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