Officer of State
- Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, blued white, laid paper
- 20 1/16 × 14 1/8 inches (51 × 35.9 cm) and 17 11/16 × 13 15/16 inches (44.9 × 35.4 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "440"
Lettered, lower left: "Rembrandt pinxt."; lettered, lower right: "Wm. Pether fecit."; lettered, lower center: "From the Original Picture Painted by Rembrandt, In the Collection of the | -Right Honble. the Earl of Besborough. To whom this PLATE is most Humbly | Dedicated, by HIs LORDSHIP's most obliged and most Obedient Humble Servant. J. BOYDELL. | No. 6.- | Published according to Act of Parliament by J. BOYDELL Engraver,in Cheapside Nov. 1st 1764."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
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Print made by William Pether, ca. 1738–1821, British, Officer of State, 1764
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