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Print, Portrait of Sir James Thornhill

This is a Print. It was after William Hogarth and print maker: Samuel Ireland and subject: Sir James Thornhill. It is dated 1786-1794 and we acquired it in 1949. Its medium is etching on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. George A. Kubler. It is credited Gift of Mrs. George A. Kubler.

Its dimensions are

22.8 × 14.8 cm (9 in. × 5 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in center of lower margin: "Sr James Thornhill"; lower left: "Wm Hogarth pinxt"; lower right: "S. Ireland sculpt."

Cite this object as

Print, Portrait of Sir James Thornhill; Print Maker: Samuel Ireland (English, ca. 1744–1800); Ireland; etching on paper; 22.8 × 14.8 cm (9 in. × 5 13/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. George A. Kubler; 1949-152-84

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