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Joseph Banks, Esquire

Artist:
After Sir Joshua Reynolds (British, Plympton 1723–1792 London)
Artist:
William Dickinson (British, 1746–1823)
Sitter:
Portrait of Sir Joseph Banks (British, London 1743–1820 London)
Date:
1774
Medium:
Mezzotint; third state of three
Dimensions:
plate: 19 3/4 x 13 7/8 in. (50.2 x 35.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.600.429
Not on view
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 25, 2004–January 23, 2005.

Chaloner Smith 4; O'Donoghue 14; Hamilton, p. 4 iii/iii
John Chaloner Smith British Mezzotinto Portraits...from the introduction of the art to the early part of the present century. Henry Sotheran & Company, vols. 1-4, 1878–83, vol. I, p. 173, no. 4.

Edward Hamilton A Catalogue Raisonné of the Engraved Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds . P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, 1884 (reprinted 1973), p. 4 iii/iii.

Freeman O'Donoghue Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits Preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. vols. 1-5, London, 1908–22, vol. I, p. 113, no. 14.



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