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A Portrait of a Dog, Belonging to Lord Edward Bentinck

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A Portrait of a Dog, Belonging to Lord Edward Bentinck

18th century
438 x 535 mm (17.2 x 21.1 in.)

James Watson, Irish, (ca. 1740–1790)
After George Barret, Irish, (1728–1784)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Mezzotint on laid paper
State: first of two states
Print impression quality: Excellent
Edition: Published by John Boydell, London
Marks: Signed and inscribed in plate: “G Barret Pinxt J. Boydell excut. 1768 J. Watson fecit”
Marks: Watermark: Monogram of Christ with cross and nails in oval; countermark: “T DUPUY FIN / AUVERGNE 1742”
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Christopher Lennox-Boyd
Bibliography: Le Blanc 165; C.J. Boerner, English Mezzotints from the Lennox-Boyd Collection (2002 exhibition catalog), no. 14.
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds donated by Ellen G. D’Oench (BA Wesleyan 1973, Trustee 1977–1979, DAC Curator 1979–1998), 2002
Accession Number: 2002.7.1

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  • animals - This section can use more hierarchical (quasi-Linnaean) refinement in future; extant terms were assembled into a fairly flat and slightly redundant structure to expedite conversion.
  • dogs
  • portraits - Representations of real individuals that are intended to capture a known or supposed likeness; for representations of fictional or mythological characters, use "figures (representations)." [March 1993 lead-in term added. April 1991 descriptor m

Location Latitude: Irish, Longitude: D'Oench

  • plate Dimensions: 438 x 535 mm (17.2 x 21.1 in.)

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