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Creator:
George Vertue, 1684–1756, British
after Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1646–1723, German, active in Britain (from 1676)
Title:

Lionel Cranfield Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
1732
Medium:
Stipple and line engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 15 5/16 × 10 7/8 inches (38.9 × 27.6 cm) and Image: 12 1/2 × 10 1/8 inches (31.8 × 25.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.2 P.108"

Lettered, lower left: "G. Kneller Eq.Baron pinx."; lettered, lower right: "G.Vertue Sculpsit 1732"; lettered, lower center: "the most HIgh Puissant and most Noble Prince | LIONELL CRANFIELD SACKVILLE DUKE of DORSET, | Earl of Dorset and Middlesex, baron of Buckhurst and Baron Cranfield of Cranfield | Constable of Dover Castle, Warden and Admiral of the Cinque Ports; Gustos Rotulorum of the County | of Kent and of the City and County of Canterbary, Vice Admiral of the said County of kent, One of the | Lords of his Majesty's most Honourable Privy Council, and Knight of the most Noble Order of the Garter, | LORD LIEUTENANT, GENERAL, and GENERAL GOVERNOUR of the KINGDOM of IRELAND.1731."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9892
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:25553
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