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Creator:
Edward Fisher, 1722–1785, British
after Nathaniel Dance RA, 1735–1811, British
Title:

Lord Archbishop of Canterbury

Additional Title(s):

Lord Frederick Cornwallis, Archbishop of Canterbury

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
1769
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/4 × 11 3/16 inches (38.7 × 28.4 cm), Plate: 15 × 10 7/8 inches (38.1 × 27.6 cm), and Image: 13 3/4 × 10 7/8 inches (34.9 × 27.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.2' 80"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "Frederick Cornwallis Bp of Litchfield 1749 Ahp of Canterbury 1768"

Lettered, lower left: "Nath: Dance pinxt."; lettered, lower right: "Edw:Fisher sculpt. | Price 5 Sh:"; lettered, lower center: "the Honble & Most Reverend Father in GOD, Frederick, by divine Providence, | Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate of all England, and Metropolitan & c. 1768, AEtat 55."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9867
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
archbishop | bands | books | curtain | man | portrait | religious and mythological subject | tippet | wig
Associated People:
Cornwallis, Frederick (1713-1783), Archbishop of Canterbury
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25529
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