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Creator Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after John Raphael Smith, 1752–1812, British
Published by Colnaghi & Co., established 1760, active ca. 1785–1911, Italian, active in Britain
Title William Cobbett
Alternate Title(s) Mr. William Cobbett
Date 1801
Medium Etching and stipple engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions Sheet: 16 15/16 x 12 9/16 inches (43.1 x 31.9 cm) Plate: 12 7/8 x 10 5/16 inches (32.7 x 26.2 cm) Image: 9 13/16 x 8 1/4 inches (25 x 21 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "with col eo[...] 1/6 the two"; on back, lower right: "Iner 1766 | 7/6", Lettered in black ink, lower left: "J. R. Smith pinxit."; lower center: "MR. WILLIAM COBBETT. | London Published Decr. 15, 1801, by Colnaghi & Co. No. 23, Cockspur Street."; lower right: "F. Bartolozzi R. A. sculpsit."
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1978.43.601
Collection Prints and Drawings
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People Represented or Subject • Cobbett, William (1763–1835), political writer and farmer
Subject Terms coat | collar | costume | cravat | drapery | man | portrait | ruffle | writer
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