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Creator:
John Finlayson, 1730–1776, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Published by John Finlayson, 1730–1776, British
Title:

The Right Honorable Elizabeth Lady Melbourne

Date:
1771
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 19 13/16 × 13 15/16 inches (50.3 × 35.4 cm) and Image: 17 13/16 × 13 13/16 inches (45.3 × 35.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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

Lettered, lower left: "J: Reynolds Esques pinx:t"; lower center: "THE RIGHT NON.BLE ELIZ.TH LADY MELBOURNE, | Humbly inscrib'd to the (coat of arms) Right Hon:ble Lord Melbourne. | Publish'd Aug:st 16:th, & Sold by J,, Finlayson, Orange Street Leicester Fields."; lower right: "J: Finlayson Sculp.t"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12925
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
curls | drapery | dress | fur coat | gaze | jewelry | lace | pearls | portrait | posing | robe | sash | solemn | woman
Associated People:
Lamb, Elizabeth, Viscountess Melbourne (ca. 1751-1818), political hostess and agricultural improver
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38606
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