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Creator:
John Raphael Smith, 1752–1812, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
Lord Richard Cavendish
Date:
1781
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 13/16 × 14 15/16 inches (52.9 × 37.9 cm), Plate: 19 3/4 × 14 inches (50.2 × 35.6 cm), and Image: 18 1/8 × 13 15/16 inches (46 × 35.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.2 P.73"

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Sr. Joshua Reynolds"; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by J.R.Smith"; lettered, lower center: "LORD RICHD. CAVENDISH | London, Publish'd May 16th, 1781, by J.Birchall, No.473, Strand, near St. Martin's Church."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9845
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:73424
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