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Creator:
Print made by John Faber the Younger, ca. 1695–1756, Netherlandish, active in Britain
after Abraham van Diepenbeeck, 1596–1675, Flemish
Published by John Faber the Younger, ca. 1695–1756, Netherlandish, active in Britain
Title:

St. John, Apostle and Evangelist

Date:
1751
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 9/16 x 9 1/2 inches (34.4 x 24.1 cm), Plate: 12 15/16 x 8 15/16 inches (32.8 x 22.7 cm), and Image: 10 13/16 x 8 15/16 inches (27.5 x 22.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower center: "35/"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Abram. Diepenbeke pinxt."; lower center: "St: John, | Apostle and Evangelist, | Sold at the Golden head near the Church Bloomsbury Square."; lower right: "J. Faber fecit 1751."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.881
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
book | chalice | cloak | man | New Testament | religious and mythological subject | serpent
Associated People:
saint
John the Evangelist, Saint (c. 1–c. 100 AD)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22572
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