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Creator:
Print made by John Smith, 1652–1743, British
after Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1646–1723, German, active in Britain (from 1676)
Title:

Devotion in Such Looks Does Gracefull Shine, and Forces Us to Own Her Pow'r Divine...

Additional Title(s):

Miss Voss

Date:
1705
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 13 3/4 × 10 1/16 inches (34.9 × 25.6 cm) and Image: 12 3/4 × 10 inches (32.4 × 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "503 | 21 3/4 x 18"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "10208"

Lettered, lower center: "Devotion in such looks does Gracefull Shine; | And forces us to own her pow'r divine... | J. Smith fex. 1705."; lettered, lower left: "G. Kneller S.R. Imp. & Angl Eques Aur. pinx."; lettered, lowr right: "Sold by J. Smith at ye Lyon & Crown in Russell Street Covent Garden."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.558
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
book | Christianity | dress | girl | praying | reading | religious and mythological subject | vase | veil | youth
Associated People:
Voss, Angnes
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22255
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