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Creator:
John Dixon, ca. 1740–1811, Irish
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Published by William Wynne Ryland, 1732–1783, British
and Henry Bryer, died in or before 1782, British
Title:

Miss Emma Crewe and Miss Elizabeth Crewe

Date:
1782
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped to plate): 19 7/8 x 14 inches (50.5 x 35.6 cm) and Image: 18 5/16 x 14 inches (46.5 x 35.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, on front, lower center: "Miss Crewes"

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

Lettered, lower left: "Reynolds Pinxt"; lower center: "Publish'd according to Act of Parliament. | Sold by Ryland and Bryer in Cornhill.~"; lower right: "Dixon fecit.~"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12913
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
basket | capes | clouds | cuffs | curls | dresses | embracing | flowers (plants) | gaze | gesturing | hair | jewels | lace | ladies | leaves | mantles | pearls | portrait | posing | ribbons | satin | sisters | standing | trees | women
Associated People:
Crewe, Emma (1780–1850)
Crewe, Elizabeth (married, 1766)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38594
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