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James Sayer

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1902,1011.2711

  • Title (object)

    • James Sayer
  • Description

    Portrait as a young man, standing whole-length in profile to left beside river with fishing rod and fish, turned to face front, basket on ground at right; proof before letters, but with scratched production and publication detail. 25 March 1772
    Mezzotint

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1772
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 501 millimetres
    • Width: 358 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Scratched with production and publication detail below image: "J. Zoffany pinxt. 1770", "Richd. Houston fecit 1772" and "Published as the Act directs 25 March 1772 by R. Sayer No. 53 Fleet Street"
  • Bibliography

    • Chaloner Smith 1883 109.I bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Mounted Imp)

  • Exhibition history

    1986 Apr-May, Plymouth, Plymouth Museum and AG, 'Sporting Life'

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1902

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1902,1011.2711

Portrait as a young man, standing WL in profile to l beside river with fishing rod and fish, turned to face front, basket on ground at r; proof before letters, but with scratched production and publication detail.  25 March 1772  Mezzotint

Recto

Portrait as a young man, standing WL in profile to l beside river with fishing rod and fish, turned to face front, basket on ground at r; proof before letters, but with scratched production and publication detail. 25 March 1772 Mezzotint

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