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Creator:
George Vertue, 1684–1756, British
after unknown artist
Title:

Edmund Spenser

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
1727
Medium:
Stipple engraving, line engraving and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 7/8 × 9 15/16 inches (37.8 × 25.2 cm), Plate: 14 1/2 × 9 9/16 inches (36.8 × 24.3 cm), and Image: 13 9/16 × 8 7/8 inches (34.4 × 22.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.6.P.310"

Lettered, upper center: "dmund spencer Obüt 1599"; lettered, lower center: "Anglica te vivo, vixit plausitq Poesis; | Nunc moritura, timet te moriente Mori. | Camden | Geo: Vertue Sculp: 1747 | Honoratiss JOANNI GUYS E Tribuno Militum | Singulari bonarum Artium Fautori D.D. G. Vertue"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10236
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:26293
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