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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 Elder
Date:
1728
Medium:
Line and stipple engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 13/16 × 11 9/16 inches (40.2 × 29.4 cm), Plate: 15 1/8 × 10 15/16 inches (38.4 × 27.8 cm), and Image: 12 3/8 × 10 3/16 inches (31.4 × 25.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right; "Vol.2 P.88"

Lettered, lower left: "G.Kneller Baront pinx: 1709"; lettered, lower right: "Geo.Vertue Sculpsit 1728."; lettered, lower center: "James Craggs Senr. Esqr. | Post Master Genl. of Great Britain"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9871
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:25533
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