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Creator:
Thomas Watson, 1743–1781, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
The Right Reverend Thomas Newton, D.D. Lord Bishop of Bristol, and Dean of St. Paul's
Date:
1775
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 3/8 × 14 5/16 inches (49.2 × 36.4 cm), Plate: 18 × 13 inches (45.7 × 33 cm), and Image: 15 15/16 × 12 15/16 inches (40.5 × 32.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds."; lettered, lower right: "Engrav'd by Thos. Watson."; lettered, lower center: "The Right Reverend THOMAS NEWTON, D.D. Lord Bishop of Bristol, | and DEAN of St. PAULL'S. | Publish'd May 1st 1775 for Thos. Watson, No.142, New Bond Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12917
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Newton, Thomas (1704–1782), bishop of Bristol
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38598
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