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Creator:
Print made by George Cooke, 1781–1834, British
after Samuel Shelley, 1750–1808, British
Title:

Humphry Repton, Esq.

Additional Title(s):

Humphrey Repton, Esq.

Humphery Repton, Esq.

Date:
1820
Medium:
Stipple engraving, etching, and line engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper; page in book
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 6 9/16 x 3 3/4 inches (16.6 x 9.6 cm) and Image: 1 15/16 x 1 5/8 inches (4.9 x 4.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "2"; on back, lower right: "11- | 25A"

Lettered in black ink, center right: "Cooke sc."; lower center: "HUMPHREY REPTON, ESQ. | THIS ingenious artist, who has acquired high celebrity as an architect and landscape gardener, was born in 1752, at Bury St. Edmund's." Additional text follows from front to back page.

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12530
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
artist | biography | book | gardener | illustration | man | novel | portrait
Associated People:
Repton, Humphry (1752–1818), landscape gardener
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:49047
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