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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:
William Congreve Esq.
Date:
1733
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/8 × 10 5/16 inches (35.9 × 26.2 cm), Plate: 13 7/8 × 9 15/16 inches (35.2 × 25.2 cm), and Image: 12 5/8 × 9 7/8 inches (32.1 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.2 P.84"

Lettered, lower left: "G.Kneller Bart Pinxt 1709."; lettered, lower right: "J. Faber fecit 1733 | 40."; lettered, lower center: "William Congreve. Esqr."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9862
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25524
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