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Creator:
John Faber the Younger, ca. 1695–1756, Netherlandish, active in Britain
after Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1646–1723, German, active in Britain (from 1676)
Title:

The Honorable John Leake

Additional Title(s):

Admiral of the Fleet, Sir John Leake

Date:
1722
Medium:
Mezzotint
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 x 14in. (25.4 x 35.6cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "Sr.G.Kneller Bart.pinx.1712."; lettered, lower right: "John Faber Fecit 1722."; lettered lower center: "The Honble. Sr.John Leake Kn.Late Rear Admiral of Great Britain, | Admiral & Commander in Chief, of His Majties. Fleet and on of the Lords Commissrs. of the Admiralty."; lettered, lower left: "Done from the Painting in the Royal Palace of Kensington"; lettered, lower right: "sold by T. Bowles in St. Pauls Church yd. & J.Bowles at ye Black Horse in Cornhill."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. Richardson Dilworth
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1973.3.30
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23331
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