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Creator:
Print made by John Faber the Younger, ca. 1695–1756, Netherlandish, active in Britain
after Sir Anthony Van Dyck, 1599–1641, Flemish, active in Britain (1620–21; 1632–34; 1635–41)
Published by John Faber the Younger, ca. 1695–1756, Netherlandish, active in Britain
Title:

St. Paul

Additional Title(s):

Paul the Apostle

Saul of Tarsus

Date:
1741
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, blued white laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 3/8 x 9 11/16 inches (34 x 24.6 cm), Plate: 12 7/8 x 8 7/8 inches (32.7 x 22.6 cm), and Image: 11 7/16 x 8 3/4 inches (29.1 x 22.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "20-18 | 288"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "419 a. III | und"

Lettered, lower left: "Sr. Ant.y Van Dyke pinxt. | Sold by Faber at ye Golden Head in Bloomsbury Square."; lettered, lower center: "Done from the Original Painting, in the Collection of the Right Honourable | John Lord Viscount Tyrconnel, Knight of the most Honble: Order of the Bath. | To whom this Plate is Humbly Dedicated by his Lordship's."; lettered, lower right: "J.Faber fecit 1741. | Obliged and most Humble Servant. | John Faber"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.871
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beard | book | cloak | man | religious and mythological subject
Associated People:
Paul, the Apostle, St. (c. AD 5–c. AD 67)
saint
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22562
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