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Creator:
Robert Laurie, 1755?–1836, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

David Garrick, Esq.

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
1779
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 13/16 × 10 7/16 inches (37.6 × 26.5 cm), Plate: 14 1/8 × 10 1/16 inches (35.9 × 25.6 cm), and Image: 12 5/8 × 10 inches (32.1 × 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.3 P.139"

Lettered, lower left: "Sr. Josa, Reynolds Pinxt."; lettered, lower center: "DAVID GARRICK ESQR, | From the Latest Picture, | London, Printed for & Publish'd as the Act Directs Jany 30th, 1779 by F. Stevens opposite Hatton Garden Holborn."; lettered, lower right: "R. Laurie Fecit."; lettered, lower center, inside image: "Prologue"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9949
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
portrait
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Garrick, David (1717–1779), actor and playwright
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:49575
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