- Portrait of Richard Arkwright
- Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
- Sheet: 25 3/4 × 18 1/16 inches (65.4 × 45.9 cm) and Image: 24 × 17 15/16 inches (61 × 45.6 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, verso upper right: "9538 | 1267 / NX"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "C.S.2 [only] | state"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "14"
Lettered, lower left: "Painted by JOSEPH WRIGHT, R.A. 1790."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by J.R.SMITH, Mezzotinto Engraver to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, May 5, 1801."; lettered, lower center: "Sr Richard Arkwright"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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John Raphael Smith, 1752–1812, British, Portrait of Richard Arkwright, 1801
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