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Creator:
Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after John Raphael Smith, 1752–1812, British
Published by John Raphael Smith, 1752–1812, British
Title:
A Lecture on Gadding
Date:
1789
Medium:
Etching, stipple engraving, and mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 7/16 x 15 1/16 inches (46.9 x 38.2 cm), Plate: 15 7/8 x 12 15/16 inches (40.4 x 32.8 cm), and Image: 13 1/8 x 11 1/16 inches (33.3 x 28.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower right: "(IR74/583)"

stamped in blue ink, on back, center, within two concentric circles: "PAUL MELLON | COLLECTION"

Lettered in brown ink, lower center: "Painted by J. R. Smith"; lower center: "A LECTURE ON GADDING. | Publishd Jany. 1, 1789 by I. R. Smith No. 31 King Street Covent Garden"; lower right: "Engrav'd by F. Bartolozzi R A"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13116
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armchair | basket | bonnet (hat) | book | bow (costume accessory) | bust | carpet | chair | Classical | costume | curls | dog (animal) | feathers | furniture | genre subject | gesture | gowns | hat | interior (space) | leaning | leisure | man | painting (visual work) | pleasure | reading | sculpture | sword stick | women | writing (processes)
Associated People:
Bannister, John (1760–1836), actor
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6407
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