After Joshua Reynolds - Her Grace Mary, Duchess of Ancaster and Kesteven; Sir Joshua Reynolds; Samuel Johnson
Artwork: After Joshua Reynolds - Her Grace Mary, Duchess of Ancaster and Kesteven; Sir Joshua Reynolds; Samuel Johnson
Size: plate 61 x 38; (and smaller), sheet 64 x 41 cm
Edition Size: n/a
Medium: Mezzotint, on Auvergne laid paper
Creation year: 1771
Category: Prints
Artwork details : (i) Created 1765-71

Christie's London

Date: 2017-03-29
Lot Number: 66
Low Estimate: $2477
High Estimate: $3716
Hammer Price: Not Sold
Notes: (i) Watermark Letters IHS with countermark (similar to Heawood 3310, Paris, dated 1778), a very good impression of the first state (of two), before letters, with small margins, in very good condition; (ii) Watermark Letters IHS with countermark (similar to Heywood 2998, Paris, dated 1778), a very good impression of the third state (of five), before the inscription is erased, with wide margins, a repaired tear in the left margin, otherwise in good condition, framed; (iii) Watermark Letters IHS with countermark (similar to Heywood 2996, Paris, dated 1768), a fine impression of the second state (of five), with scratch lettering, before letters, trimmed just into the text border but retaining the names of the artists, with narrow margins elsewhere, a short, skilfully repaired tear in the left subject, framed