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Mrs Crew portrait engraving reading Reynolds

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Mrs Crew


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Original antique portrait print


Late 19th century impression of a Georgian mezzotint. Lady Frances Anne Crew is portrayed as St Genevieve, sitting reading in front of a rocky mound, chin resting on her right hand, hair dressed with a veil, dog at feet; five lambs lying to left, one nibbling at a plant to right; landscape with a river in the distance to left. Crew was a diarist and supporter of Charles Fox. Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), Painter and first President of the Royal Academy. Small repaired tear in lower margin.

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artist Thomas Watson after Sir Joshua Reynolds
method Mezzotint
date C1880 (originally 1773)
size 465mm by 475mm (platemark)
SKU PT1119