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Creator:
John Faber the Younger, ca. 1695–1756, Netherlandish, active in Britain
after James Wills, Active 1740–died 1777, British
Title:
Sir Michael Foster
Date:
1748
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/4 × 11 3/8 inches (38.7 × 28.9 cm), Plate: 14 × 9 7/8 inches (35.6 × 25.1 cm), and Image: 12 1/4 × 9 3/4 inches (31.1 × 24.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.3 P.129"

Lettered, lower center: "the Honourable Sr. Michael Foster | One of the Justices of his Majties Court of Kings Bench | and Recorder of the City of Bristol. 1748. | Sold by J.Faber, at the Golden Head in Bloomsbury Square."; lettered, lower left: "T.Wills pinxt."; lettered, lower right: "J.Faber fecit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9942
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:25605
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