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Creator:
George Vertue, 1684–1756, British
after Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1646–1723, German, active in Britain (from 1676)
Title:
James Craggs, the Younger
Date:
1720
Medium:
Stipple and line engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/8 × 11 3/16 inches (38.4 × 28.4 cm), Plate: 14 5/8 × 10 11/16 inches (37.1 × 27.1 cm), and Image: 12 5/16 × 10 inches (31.3 × 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.2 P.88"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "n [s or o] | Ge[s or o] 2"

Lettered, lower center: "The Rt. Honourable James Craggs Esqr | His Majesty's Principal Secretary of State | one of the Lords Justices. &ca"; lettered, lower left: "G.Kneller Eq. Baront. pinxit"; lettered, lower right: "Geo: Vertue Sculpsit 1720"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9870
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:25532
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