William Robert Fitzgerald, Second Duke of Leinster
- Materials & Techniques:
- Mezzotint and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
- Sheet: 19 13/16 × 14 1/16 inches (50.4 × 35.7 cm), Image: 18 1/2 × 13 7/8 inches (47 × 35.3 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper right: "16"; lower left: "31"
Collector's mark, verso: Paul Mellon
Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds"; lower center, text broken up by large coat of arms at center: "William Duke of Leinster, Marquis of Kildare, ~ | EARL of KILDARE and OPHALY, VISCOUNT LEINSTER of TAPLOW, | in Buckinghamshire; & Baron of Ophaly.~ | Publish'd according to act of Parliament, May 19th, 1775, by J Dixon, Kempes Row, opposite Ranelegh Chelsea."; lower right: "Engrav'd by J Dixon."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- books | coat | cuffs | desk | drapery | duke | elegant | fur coat | gaze | hose | lace | letter | man | nobleman | portrait | posing | robe | sitting | tapestry | thoughtful
- Associated Places:
- Europe | Ireland | Leinster
- Associated People:
- Fitzgerald, William Robert, second duke of Leinster (1749–1804), landowner and political reformer
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- IIIF Manifest:
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John Dixon, ca. 1740–1811, Irish, William Robert Fitzgerald, Second Duke of Leinster, 1775
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