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Creator:
Print made by John Kirby Baldrey, active 1750–1821
after Frans van der Myn, ca. 1719–1783, Dutch, active in Britain
Published by John Kirby Baldrey, active 1750–1821
Title:
Mr. C. Sharp, the Well-Known Artist, Mechanic, and Antiquarian (d. 1797)
Date:
1798
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching on medium, slightly textured, beige wove paper mounted on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 7 5/8 x 4 3/8 inches (19.4 x 11.1 cm), Sheet: 5 7/8 x 3 9/16 inches (14.9 x 9 cm), and Image: 4 7/16 x 3 1/4 inches (11.2 x 8.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, center left: "4//"

Lettered, lower left: "F. Vandermyn delt."; lower center: "Mr. C : Sharp | Cambridge | [...]he well-known Artist, Merchanic, and Antiquarian | Died June 9, 1797: Aged 75 Years. | [...]blished April 16, 1798; by J : Baldrey, Cambridge"; lower right: "J: Baldrey sculpt."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12585
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
antiquarian | artist | buttons | coat | cockade | collar | curls | hat | man | mechanic | portrait | profile | shirt | vest | wig
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:49101
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