Yale Center for British Art
Creator:
Print made by William Say, 1768–1834, British

after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British

Title:
The Dilettanti Society
Date:
1812
Medium:
Mezzotint (proof before letters) on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 24 1/4 × 18 inches (61.6 × 45.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:
Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "15903 | CA/CX/-"
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.119
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
portrait | book | bottles | vase | society | wine | genre subject | conversation piece | costume | drinking glasses | men | food | Grand Tour
Currently On View:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
" Pearls to Pyramids " - Britain and the " Orient " 1600-1820 (Yale Center for British Art, 2008-02-07 - 2008-04-28)

The Pursuit of Happiness - A View of Life in Georgian England (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-04-19 - 1977-09-18)

Publications:
Pearls to pyramids : British visual culture and the Levant, 1600-1830 [wall labels], Yale Center for British Art, 2008, p. 39, V 2576 (YCBA)

Pearls to pyramids : British visual culture and the Levant, 1600-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2008, p. 16, V1880

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22010