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Creator:
John Faber the Younger, ca. 1695–1756, Netherlandish, active in Britain
after Richard Wilson RA, 1713/4–1782, British, active in Italy (1750–56)
Title:

Thomas Smith, Esq.

Date:
1746
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/4 x 10 1/8 inches (36.2 x 25.7 cm) and Plate: 14 x 10 inches (35.6 x 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "R.Wilson pinxt. | Price 2s. Sold by Faber [...] Golden Head in Bloomsbury Square."; lettered, lower center: "Thomas Smith Esqr. Vice Admiral of ye White | Commander in Chief of his Majesty's Ships on the Coast of Scotland, Anno 1746. | 9729 Smith, Thos. admiral, [...]"; lettered, lower right: "J. Faber fecit,";lower center, in coat-of-arms: "VNG DIEV ET VNG ROY"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. Richardson Dilworth
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1973.3.47
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
columns | jackets | lawyer | man | portrait | ships | telescope | wig | wigs
Associated People:
Smith, Thomas (1707?–1762), naval officer
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23410
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