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Creator:
Print made by unknown artist, ( J. Clarke )
after unknown artist
Title:

Richard Cosway

Date:
1788
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 15/16 x 5 7/8 inches (22.7 x 15 cm), Plate: 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches (19 x 11.4 cm), and Image: 4 15/16 x 3 3/8 inches (12.5 x 8.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, center: "Smith 1810 | 12/ | 25A"

Lettered, center under image: "J. Clarke Sculp.t"; lower center: "Rich,,d Cosway Esq.r | Published as the Act directs by John Clarke, No.291, Strand, June 1st, 1788"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12237
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cape | curls | feathers | gaze | hat | man | nobleman | portrait | posing | profile | ruff | vest
Associated People:
Cosway, Richard (bap. 1742, d. 1821), artist and collector
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:51184
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