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Creator:
Print made by Samuel Cousins, 1801–1887, British
after Sir Thomas Lawrence, 1769–1830, British
Published by Walter Benjamin Tiffin, 1795–1877, British
and Rittner & Co, 1827–1919, French
Title:

Sir Thomas Lawrence P. R. A.

Date:
1830
Medium:
Mezzotint, line engraving, and stipple engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 1/16 x 15 13/16 inches (50.9 x 40.1 cm), Plate: 16 15/16 x 12 3/4 inches (43.1 x 32.4 cm), and Image: 12 7/8 x 10 1/16 inches (32.7 x 25.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "21/1 (encircled)"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Painted by Sir Thos. Lawrence | Deposé"; lower center: "Sir Thomas Lawrence P. R. A. | This Plate is by Most Gracious Permission. Inscribed to the King | By His Majesty's Obliged and Grateful Servant. | John Meredith | Brother in Law to the late Sir Thomas Lawrence | London Published April 22n. 1830, by Walter B. Tiffin, No. 3, Haymarket opposite the Opera House | and at Paris by Rittner & Cie. Boulevard Montmartre."; lower right: "Engraved by Samuel Cousins"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12355
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
artist | coat | cravat | man | portrait
Associated People:
Lawrence, Sir Thomas (1769–1830), painter and draughtsman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:52041
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Julia Marciari-Alexander, This other Eden, paintings from the Yale Center for British Art , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1998, p. 203, ND1314.3 Y36 1998 (YCBA)


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