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Creator Print made by James Bretherton, ca. 1730–1806, British
after Henry William Bunbury, 1750–1811, British
Published by James Bretherton, ca. 1730–1806, British
Title The Full Blown Macaroni
Alternate Title(s) The Full-Blown Macaroni
Date 1772
Medium Etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, blued white laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 11 3/4 x 8 9/16 inches (29.8 x 21.8 cm) Plate: 9 7/8 x 6 9/16 inches (25.1 x 16.7 cm) Image: 8 1/2 x 6 inches (21.6 x 15.3 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "44536 (encircled)", Lettered in black ink, lower left: "HWBunbury delin."; lower center: "THE FULL BLOWN MACARONI | Publish'd as the Act directs 6th. December 1772. By J. Bretherton No. 134 New Bond Street."; lower right: "J. Bretherton f."
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1977.14.11152
Collection Prints and Drawings
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Subject Terms breeches (trousers) | cane | caricature | coat | costume | fashion | frill | genre subject | humor | macaroni | man | ornament | parody | profile (figure) | ruffles | satire | sword | tricorne | waistcoat | wig
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