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Creator:
Johann Gottfried Haid, 1704–1767, German, active in Britain
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Published by John Boydell, 1720–1804, British
Title:

The Right Honourable Sir Charles Pratt Knight, (now Lord Camden) Lord Chief Justice of his Majesty's Court of Common Pleas

Date:
1766
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 19 15/16 × 13 7/8 inches (50.7 × 35.3 cm) and Image: 18 3/16 × 13 7/8 inches (46.2 × 35.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "57"; lower right: "Cs la III/3 ([...] ALL)"

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

Lettered, lower left: "J. Reynolds Pinx,,t"; lower center: "J. Boydell excud.t | The Right Honourable S,,r~ Charles Pratt Kn,,t~ | (now Lord Camden) Lord Chief Justice of his MAJESTY'S Court of Common Pleas. | Drawn from an Original Picture, Painted by M,,r Reynokds, in the year 1764~ | Published according to Act of Parliament March 25th 1766, by J. Boydell Engraver in Cheapside, London."; lower right: "J. G. Haid fecit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12926
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
books | columns | cravat | cuffs | desk | drapery | fur coat | judge | lace | lawyer | livery collar | nobility | paper | politician | portrait | quills | robes | sky | solemn | tapestry | thoughtful | wig | writing (processes)
Associated People:
Pratt, Charles, first Earl Camden (1714–1794), lawyer and politician
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38607
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