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The Favourite Cat and De La-Tour Painter

Artist:
John Kay (British, Dalkeith, Scotland 1742–1826 Edinburgh)
Sitter:
Portrait of Maurice Quentin de La Tour (French, Saint-Quentin 1704–1788 Saint-Quentin)
Date:
1813
Medium:
Etching, engraving and stipple
Dimensions:
sheet: 4 5/8 x 6 in. (11.8 x 15.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.756–617
Not on view
Signature: in plate within image, on paper edge: "I. Kay 1813"

Inscription: "327" in graphite below print lower left, on mount. In plate: "The Favourate [sic] Cat and De La-Tour Painter"
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