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Creator:
Pieter S. van der Gunst, 1659–c. 1724
after Adriaan van der Werff, 1659–1722, Dutch
Title:
Thomas Cranmer
Date:
undated
Medium:
Line engraving on thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 15/16 × 7 5/16 inches (30.3 × 18.6 cm) and Image: 11 5/8 × 6 15/16 inches (29.5 × 17.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, verso, lower left: "[...] 1782"

Lettered, lower left: "Adrn, vander Werff pinx."; lettered, lower right: "P.a Gunst Sculps."; lettered, lower center: "THOMAS CRAMMER | Iesus sans le briguer, prelat a savori; | La reformation sut mon oeuvre cherie | I'ensus le soustie sous Henri | Et la vietume sous Marie."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9872
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beard | cap | coat of arms | flames | frame (ornament area) | man | mitre | portrait | religious and mythological subject
Associated People:
Cranmer, Thomas (1489–1556), archbishop of Canterbury
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25534
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