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Creator:
Print made by Richard Cooper the Younger, 1740–1814, British
after William Evans, active 1797–1856, British
after Sir William Beechey, 1753–1839, British
Published by Thomas Cadell the younger, 1773–1836, British
Published by William Davies, 1776–1820, British
Title:
Sir William Beechey, R. A.
Date:
1814
Medium:
Crayon manner, stipple engraving, and line engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 3/4 x 11 7/16 inches (40 x 29 cm), Plate: 14 15/16 x 11 7/16 inches (38 x 29 cm), and Image: 6 7/8 x 8 7/16 inches (17.5 x 21.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower right: "5/"

Lettered in black ink, within image, lower left: "WB [in monogram] 1799 | Æ 6[...] 46"; lower center: "SIR WILLIAM BEECHEY, R. A. | From an original Picture by himself in his own Possession. | Drawn by W. Evans, Engraved by R. Cooper. | PUBLISHED JUNE 11. 1814, BY T. CADELL & W. DAVIES, STRAND, LONDON."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12210
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
artist | coat | cravat | easel | man | painting (visual work) | portrait | self-portrait
Associated People:
Beechey, Sir William (1753–1839), portrait painter
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:51087
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