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Creator John Dixon, ca. 1740–1811, Irish
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Published by William Wynne Ryland, 1732–1783, British
and Henry Bryer, died in or before 1782, British
Title Miss Emma Crewe and Miss Elizabeth Crewe
Date 1782
Medium Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (cropped to plate): 19 7/8 x 14 inches (50.5 x 35.6 cm) Image: 18 5/16 x 14 inches (46.5 x 35.6 cm)
Inscribed in brown ink, on front, lower center: "Miss Crewes", Marked in blue ink, on back, center, collector's stamp: "Paul Mellon Collection", Lettered, lower left: "Reynolds Pinxt"; lower center: "Publish'd according to Act of Parliament. | Sold by Ryland and Bryer in Cornhill.~"; lower right: "Dixon fecit.~"
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1977.14.12913
Collection Prints and Drawings
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People Represented or Subject • Crewe, Emma (1780–1850)
• Crewe, Elizabeth (married, 1766)
Subject Terms basket | capes | clouds | cuffs | curls | dresses | embracing | flowers (plants) | gaze | gesturing | hair | jewels | lace | ladies | leaves | mantles | pearls | portrait | posing | ribbons | satin | sisters | standing | trees | women
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