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Portrait of Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1723-1792: P.141-1937

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Object information

Titles

Portrait of Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1723-1792

Maker(s)

Green, Valentine (Printmaker)
Green, Valentine (Publisher)
After Reynolds, Joshua (Painter)

Notes

History note: From the Frederic R. Halsey Collection

Legal notes

Bequathed by Leonard Daneham Cunliffe,Trinity College, 1937

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Cunliffe, Leonard Daneham

Dating

18th century
Production date: AD 1780

Note

Later state than 33.A.4-31, masquerading as proof.

School or Style

Britsh

Components of the work

Plate Height 461 mm Width 382 mm

Techniques used in production

Mezzotint

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds." and "Engraved by V. Green, Mezzotinto Engraver to his Majesty, and to the Elector Palatine" and "Published Decem 1st 1780, by V: Green, No.29, Newman Street, Oxford Street.".
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.141-1937
Primary reference Number: 205698
O'Donoghue: 2
Whitman (Green): 105.I
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Created: Thursday 13 August 2015 Updated: Monday 8 November 2021 Last processed: Monday 8 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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