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Creator:
John Simon, 1675–1755, French
John Faber the Younger, ca. 1695–1756, Netherlandish, active in Britain
after Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1646–1723, German, active in Britain (from 1676)
Title:
The Right Honorable Jospeh Addison, Esqr.
Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on thin, slightlly textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 × 10 1/8 inches (35.6 × 25.7 cm) and Image: 12 11/16 × 10 inches (32.2 × 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.1.P.7"

Lettered, lower center: "The Rt. Honble. Joseph Addison Esqr. | one of his Majesty's Secretary's of State."; lettered, lower left: "G. Kneller S.R. Imp: et Mag. Brit. Barot pinx."; lettered, lower right: "Sold by J.Smith at ye Lyon & Crown in | Russell | Street Covent Garden"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9746
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:26049
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