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Creator:
Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after John Raphael Smith, 1752–1812, British
Published by Colnaghi & Co., established 1760, active ca. 1785–1911, Italian, active in Britain
Title:
William Cobbett
Date:
1801
Medium:
Etching and stipple engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 15/16 x 12 9/16 inches (43.1 x 31.9 cm), Plate: 12 7/8 x 10 5/16 inches (32.7 x 26.2 cm), and Image: 9 13/16 x 8 1/4 inches (25 x 21 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "with col eo[...] 1/6 the two"; on back, lower right: "Iner 1766 | 7/6"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "J. R. Smith pinxit."; lower center: "MR. WILLIAM COBBETT. | London Published Decr. 15, 1801, by Colnaghi & Co. No. 23, Cockspur Street."; lower right: "F. Bartolozzi R. A. sculpsit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.601
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
coat | collar | costume | cravat | drapery | man | portrait | ruffle | writer
Associated People:
Cobbett, William (1763–1835), political writer and farmer
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40806
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