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Creator:
unknown artist, eighteenth century
after Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1646–1723, German, active in Britain (from 1676)
Title:
Portrait of John Locke, The Philosopher
Date:
after 1704
Medium:
Red chalk and white chalk on medium, moderately textured, brown laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/8 × 9 5/8 inches (30.8 × 24.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in red chalk, lower left: "by Kneller the [...]; inscribed on verso pen and black ink, upper left: "Locke - Sir Godfrey Kneller."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.2640
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
philosopher | portrait
Associated People:
Locke, John (1632–1704), philosopher
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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English Portrait Drawings & Miniatures (Yale Center for British Art, 1979-12-05 - 1980-02-17)

The Age of William III and Mary II (The Grolier Club, 1988-12-13 - 1989-01-29)

The Age of William III and Mary II (Folger Shakespeare Library, 1989-02-13 - 1989-04-06)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10887
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