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Creator Print made by James Caldwall, 1739–1819, British
after Michel Vincent Brandoin, 1733–1807, Swiss
Published by Robert Sayer, 1725–1794, British
and John Smith of Cheapside, active ca. 1750–1789, British
Title The Macarony Brothers
Alternate Title(s) The Macaroni Brothers
Date 1772
Medium Line engraving, stipple engraving, and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, blued white laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 11 x 8 3/16 inches (27.9 x 20.8 cm) Plate: 7 11/16 x 5 3/8 inches (19.6 x 13.7 cm) Image (no border): 5 11/16 x 4 13/16 inches (14.5 x 12.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/
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Lettering
Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "41889 (encircled)", Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Brandoin pinxt."; lower center: "THE MACARONY BROTHERS. | London, Printed for Robt. Sayer, No. 53, Fleet Street, & J. Smith, No. 35, Cheapside, as the Act directs, 25 July, 1772."; lower right: "Caldwall sculp."
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1977.14.11107
Collection Prints and Drawings
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/3622608
Subject Terms breeches (trousers) | brocade | brothers | caricature | chain | coats | costume | cravats | fashion | frills | genre subject | hats | humor | leash | macaronis | men | monkey (animal) | parody | pipe (smoking equipment) | ruffles | satire | smoke | smoking | staff (walking stick) | sword | tricornes | waistcoats | wig
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