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Creator:
John Faber the Younger, ca. 1695–1756, Netherlandish, active in Britain
after John Giles Eccardt, active 1740, died 1779, British
Title:

Conyers Middleton

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
1751
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 11/16 × 9 5/8 inches (34.8 × 24.4 cm), Plate: 12 15/16 × 8 15/16 inches (32.9 × 22.7 cm), and Image: 10 9/16 × 8 7/8 inches (26.8 × 22.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscrbied in graphite, lower right: "Vol.4 P.237"

Lettered, lower left: "Echardt Pinxt, 1746"; lettered, lower right: "Faber fecit 1751."; lettered, lower center: "Conyers Middleton D.D. | Principal Librarian to the University of Cambridge. | From an Original in the Collection of the Honble. HORACE WALPOLE. | Price 1s 6 p Sold at the Golden Head near the Church Bloomsbury Square."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10105
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
author | clergyman | collar | librarian | man | portrait | religious and mythological subject | reverend | robe | wig
Associated People:
Middleton, Conyers (1683-1750). English clergyman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26073
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