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Creator:
John Dixon, ca. 1740–1811, Irish
after Thomas Hudson, 1701–1779, British
Published by Robert Wilkinson, 1758–1825, British
Title:

David Garrick, Esq.

Date:
1779
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 15/16 x 14 1/8 inches (50.6 x 35.9 cm), Plate: 15 9/16 x 10 15/16 inches (39.5 x 27.8 cm), and Image: 14 3/16 x 10 15/16 inches (36.1 x 27.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "32800 (circled)"

Lettered, lower left: "Tho,,s Hudson pinx,,t"; lower center: "David Garrick Esq,,r | London, Publish'd as the Act directs 11th Octr 1779 by Robert Wilkinson at No 58 in Cornhill"; lower right: "J. Dixon fecit"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Mary E. Knapp
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.9
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
actor | book | buttons | cuffs | embroidery | gaze | jacket | portrait | posing | sitting | solemn | theater | wig
Associated People:
Garrick, David (1717–1779), actor and playwright
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9293
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