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Creator:
John Smith, 1652–1743, British
after Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1646–1723, German, active in Britain (from 1676)
Title:

Reverend Edward Fowler, Lord Bishop of Gloucester

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
1717
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/16 × 11 9/16 inches (38.3 × 29.4 cm), Plate: 13 3/8 × 10 inches (34 × 25.4 cm), and Image: 12 7/16 × 9 7/8 inches (31.6 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.3 P.130"

Lettered, lower center: "The Rt Revd Edward Fowler Lord Bishop of Goucester | Consecrated July 5. 1691. Aetatis 81. Annorum.1714."; lettered, lower left: "G.Kneller Baronet pinx."; lettered, lower right: "J.Smith fec. et ex. 1717."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9943
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cap | chair | coat of arms | man | portrait | tippet
Associated People:
Fowler, Edward (1632-1714), Lord Bishop of Gloucester
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25606
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