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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1832,1211.79

  • Description

    The Rt Honble Countess Spencer; portrait after Reynolds (Mannings 1683); half-length standing to left beneath a tree, head turned to face front, wearing a large-brimmed straw hat which shades her eyes; trees beyond at left; proof with artists' names and publication line. 1787
    Stipple and etching, printed in dark brown ink

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1787
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 281 millimetres
    • Width: 219 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with production detail: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds", "Engraved by F. Bartolozzi, R.A. Engraver to His Majesty", with publication line: "London, Published February 21st. 1787, by E.M.Diemar, No.114 Strand."; illegible hand-written mark on verso.
  • Curator's comments

    This print is the pendant to The Honorable Miss Bingham, 12 Dec. 1786 (V&C 1044) and the plates were sold together as a pair in Mrs Diemar's sale, 1 June 1799, lot 118.

  • Bibliography

    • Calabi & De Vesme 1928 1110.III bibliographic details
    • Hamilton 1884 p.134.II bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition date

    1832

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1832,1211.79

The Rt Honble Countess Spencer; portrait after Reynolds (Mannings 1683); half-length standing to left beneath a tree, head turned to face front, wearing a large-brimmed straw hat which shades her eyes; trees beyond at left; proof with artists' names and publication line.  1787  Stipple and etching, printed in dark brown ink

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The Rt Honble Countess Spencer; portrait after Reynolds (Mannings 1683); half-length standing to left beneath a tree, head turned to face front, wearing a large-brimmed straw hat which shades her eyes; trees beyond at left; proof with artists' names and publication line. 1787 Stipple and etching, printed in dark brown ink

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