Artist Caroline Watson, English, 1760-1814
Artist after Joshua Reynolds, English, 1723-1792
Publisher T. Cadell, English
  • Sir Joshua Reynolds
Date ca. 1789
Medium stipple engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Image: 5 1/4 × 4 1/4 inches (13.3 × 10.8 cm)
Plate: 9 × 6 inches (22.9 × 15.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S1238
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Sir Joshua Reynolds Pinx:
Inscribed, lower right: Caroline Watson Engraver | to her Majesty sculpsit.
Inscribed, center lower margin: Tum demum sana mentis oculus acute cernere | incipit, ubi corporis oculus incipit hebescere. | seneca. | Publish'd according to Act of Parliament March 1, 1789 by T Cadell; Strand
Inscribed, in black ink, lower left edge: No 1238. Portrait of Sir Joshua Reynolds. | By - Caroline Watson.
Inscribed, lower right corner: 12 /
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)