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Creator:
after James Watson, 1740–1790, British
Sir Anthony Van Dyck, 1599–1641, Flemish, active in Britain (1620–21; 1632–34; 1635–41)
Title:

Archbishop Laud

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
1779
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 16 3/8 × 11 7/8 inches (41.6 × 30.2 cm) and Image: 14 7/8 × 11 7/8 inches (37.8 × 30.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.4 P.201"

Letterd, lower left: "Van Dyke pinxit"; lettered, lower right: "James Watson Sculpsit."; lettered, lower center: "ARCHBISHOP LAUD. | In the Drawing Room at Houghton. | Size of the picture 3F, 1 3/8I by 4F OI high. | Published May 1st.1779 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside London."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10053
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
archbishop | cap | collar | curtain | Episcopal | man | mustache | plinth | portrait | religious and mythological subject | robe | trenchers (mortarboards)
Associated People:
Laud, William (1573–1645), archbishop of Canterbury
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25903
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