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Creator:
John Simon, 1675–1755, French
Edward Cooper, ?, active 1682 –died 1725, British
after Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1646–1723, German, active in Britain (from 1676)
Title:

Sir Thomas Erle Esqr.

Additional Title(s):

Lieutenant General Thomas Erle Esqr.

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textures, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 13 5/8 × 10 inches (34.6 × 25.4 cm) and Image: 12 3/4 × 10 inches (32.4 × 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.2 P.115"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, verso, upper right: "Ann | Class 9"

Lettered, lower center: "The Rt Honble Thomas Erle Esqr. Lieutenant General of Her Majesty's Forces and Ordinance | Governor of Portsmouth and One of Her Majesty's most Honble Privy Council &c. | Cum privilegio Reg. J. Simon fecit"; lettered, lower left: "G. Kneller S.R. Imp. et Angle. Equies Aur pinx."; lettered, lower right: "E. Cooper ex."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9907
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:25569
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