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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:

Mrs. Knight

Additional Title(s):

Mrs. Mary Knight

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
1749
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 3/16 × 10 1/16 inches (36 × 25.6 cm), Plate: 13 15/16 × 9 7/8 inches (35.4 × 25.1 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.4 P.200"

Lettered, lower left: "G. Kneller Eqies pinx."; lettered, lower right: "J.Faber fecit 7149 | Price 2.Shill:"; lettered, lower center: "MRS. KNIGHT a famous Singer & Favourite of King Charles the 2d. | C Collectione J Ellys."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10050
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cap | crucifix | habit | kneeling | nun | portrait | praying | profiles (figures) | religious and mythological subject | robe | rosary | shawl | singer | table | veil | woman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25897
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