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Creator:
John Faber the Younger, ca. 1695–1756, Netherlandish, active in Britain
after Thomas Hudson, 1701–1779, British
Title:
William Blakeney, Esq.
Date:
1748
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 5/16 x 10 3/16 inches (36.3 x 25.9 cm) and Image: 12 3/16 x 10 inches (30.9 x 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "FABER (AFTER HUDSON) Wm. BLAKENEY, ESQ."; on back, lower right: "146 [...]ul."

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Thos,, Husdon Pinxt."; lower center: "The Honble,, William Blakeney Esqr. Lieut,, Genl. of His Majty's. Forces | Coll. of His Majtys. Iniskillin Regimt of Foot & Lieut. Goverr. of MINORCA"; lower center, in banner below shield: "AUXILIUM · MEUM · AB · ALTO"; lower right: "I,, Faber fecit 1748".

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Frederick W. Hilles
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1974.13.3
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armed forces | braid | cannon (artillery) | coat of arms | costume | cravat | crest | dog (animal) | flounces | man | nobility | politician | portrait | shield | tricorne | uniform | wall | wig
Associated People:
Blakeney, William, Baron Blakeney (1671/2–1761), army officer
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25254
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