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Creator:
William Camden Edwards, 1777–1855, British
after Allan Ramsay, 1713–1784, British
Published by Priestley & Weale, active 1798–1830, British
Title:

Nicholas Revett

Date:
1827
Medium:
Line engraving and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 3/4 x 10 1/2 inches (37.4 x 26.6 cm), Plate: 13 9/16 x 9 7/8 inches (34.5 x 25.1 cm), and Image: 8 3/8 x 6 3/4 inches (21.3 x 17.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower center: "Architect | 1720-1804"; on back, lower right: "10/- (encircled)"

Lettered in black ink, lower center, within border: "NICHOLAS REVETT."; lower left: "Ramsay pinxt.."; lower center: "Dedicated (by Permission) to | William Wilkins Esqr,, M. A _ R. A _ & F. S. A. | From a family Picture, now in the possession of Mr,, Weale. | Published by Priestley & Weale, High Street, Bloomsbury, 1827."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12529
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
chair | coat | costume | cravat | man | portrait | ruffle | wig
Associated People:
Revett, Nicholas (1721–1804), architect
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:49046
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