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Creator:
William Walker, 1791–1867, British
after James Doyle, 1822–1892, British
Title:

A Literary Party at Sir Joshua Reynolds

Date:
1848
Medium:
Engraving on thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 3/16 × 26 1/4 inches (53.8 × 66.7 cm), Plate: 18 3/4 × 24 13/16 inches (47.6 × 63 cm), and Image: 16 × 22 1/8 inches (40.6 × 56.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Paull Mellon Collector's mark, verso

Lettered, lower left: "by Brooker and Harrison"; lettered, lower center: "ENGRAVED BY WM. WALKER FROM A PICTURE BY JAMES E DOYLE IN THE POSSESSION OF JAMES PRIOR ESQR F.A.S. | James Boswell Sam: Johnson Joshua Reynolds D Garrick Edm. Burke Pasquale Paoli Chas. Burney T. Warton Oliver Goldsmith | A LITERARY PARTY AT SIR JOSHUA REYNOLDS'S, | Dedicated by Unanimoous Permission to the Club by their most Obedient & Humble Servant | William Walker | LONDON: PUBLISHED JULY 1ST 1848, BY THE PROPRIETORS WM. WALKER, 64 MARGARET ST. CAVENDISH SQR. & OWEN BAILEY, 128, SEYMOUR ST. EUSTON SQR."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.869
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:41081
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