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Creator:
Print made by Henry Hoppner Meyer, ca. 1782–1847, British
after Henry Tilson, 1659–1695, British
Title:

Henry Tilson, Painter

Date:
between 1800 and 1840
Medium:
Etching and stipple engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 14 7/8 × 10 7/8 inches (37.8 × 27.6 cm) and Image: 12 1/8 × 10 inches (30.8 × 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "5/- | 2500"

Lettered below image: "Henry Tilson, pinxt. | H. Meyer sculpt. | HENRY TILSON, PAINTER; | Grandson to the Bishop of Elphin. Pupil of Sr. Peter Lely, | And a Friend of Dahl. | He studied in Italy successfully the best Pinters: He died in Loncolns Inn Fields, Aged 36, and was | buried 25th Novr. 1695, at St. Dunstans in the West. Vide Walpoles Anecdotes."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12641
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:49164
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