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Creator:
Simon Gribelin, 1662–1733, French, active in Britain
after Michael Dahl, 1656–1743, Swedish, active in Britain (from 1682)
Title:
Sir James Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde
Date:
1713
Medium:
Etching and engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 5/8 × 9 1/2 inches (37.1 × 24.1 cm) and Image: 13 7/8 × 8 3/4 inches (35.2 × 22.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "Vol.5.P.262"

Lettered, lower center: "His Grace James Duke, Marques, & Earl, of | Ormonde, Earl of Ossory, and Brecknock, Viscount | Thurles, Baron of Arklow, Dingwell, Langthony & Moor. Parke, Lord of ye Regalities & Liberties of ye County Palatine of Tiperary, | Chief Butler of Ireland, one of Her Majesty's Most Honoble. | Privy Council, Knight of ye Most Noble Order of the Garter, Lord | Lieutenant General & General Governor of Ireland, Lord Warden of ye | Cinque Ports, & Constable of Dover Castle, Lord Lieutenant of ye County | of Somerset, Lord Lieutenant and Custos Rotulorum of the County of Norfolk, | Chancellor of the Universities of Oxford and Dublin, High Steward of the | Cities of Westminster, Bristol & Exeter, Colonel of the First Regiment of | Foot Guards, Captain General and Commander in Chief of all her | Majesty's Land Forces. | 1713."; lettered, lower left: "M: Dahl effigiem pinx."; lettered, lower center: "Sold by Phil. Overtuun near St. Dunstans Ch..in Fleet street, Price 1s.6d S.Gribelin inv., et Sculps."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10148
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:26170
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