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Creator:
Print made by Richard Earlom, 1743–1822, British
after James McArdell, ca. 1729–1765, Irish
Published by Robert Sayer, 1725–1794, British
Title:

James McArdell

Additional Title(s):

James Macardel

Date:
1771
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped to plate): 17 13/16 x 12 15/16 inches (45.3 x 32.8 cm) and Image: 16 x 12 13/16 inches (40.6 x 32.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Jac. Mc. Ardel delin. | 1765."; lower center: "R. Sayer Excudit. | JAMES MACARDEL, | Mezzotinto Scraper. | From a Drawing in the Collection of Richard Bull Esqr,, | London, Printed for Robt. Sayer, No. 53 in Fleet Street, Published as the Act directs 20 April, 1771."; lower right: "Richd. Earlom fecit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12359
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
artist | cravat | engraving (incising) | graver | man | portrait | robe | scraper (finishing tool) | self-portrait | tool
Associated People:
McArdell, James (1727/8–1765), mezzotint engraver
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:52045
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