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Creator:
John Faber the Younger, ca. 1695–1756, Netherlandish, active in Britain
after Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1646–1723, German, active in Britain (from 1676)
Title:

Matthew Prior

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
1728
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 14 1/8 × 10 7/16 inches (35.9 × 26.5 cm) and Image: 12 9/16 × 9 15/16 inches (31.9 × 25.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.1 P.155"

Lettered, lower center: "Illustrissimo & Honoratissimo Viro Georgio Comiti de Halifax &c. | (in cujus Museo Archetypa suspendetar Pictura) Hanc MATTHAEI PRIOR Imaginem in AEre expolitam,"; lettered, lower right: "D.D.C.Johannes Faber.1728."; lettered, lower left: "G.Kneller, Baronellus Pinx. 1700."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9977
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:25640
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Alex Kidson, Earlier British paintings in the Walker Art Gallery and Sudley House, Liverpool University Press, Liverpool, 2012, p. 96, fig. 39, ND466 .K537 2012 (YCBA)


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