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Creator:
Print made by Isaac Beckett, 1652/3–1719, British
after Egbert van Heemskerck the Elder, ca. 1634–1704, Dutch
Title:

The Quakers' Meeting

Date:
between 1683 and 1688
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 9 3/4 × 7 1/16 inches (24.8 × 18 cm) and Image: 9 3/16 x 7 inches (23.4 x 17.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "Same done by Gole - reversed, | with title in Dutch | 5588 | 335"; on back, lower right: "50 | 5588 | [o-shaped mark] 3-6"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "E. HKerck pinx: I Beckett fe:"; lower center: "The Quakers Meeting"; lower right: "Sold by I Beckett at the golden head | in the Old (Barly,"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.822
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
apron (main garment) | arch | barrel | bench | bertha collars | gathering | genre subject | hats | interior | meeting | men | Quakers | window | women
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22513
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