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Creator:
John Simon, 1675–1755, French
after Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1646–1723, German, active in Britain (from 1676)
Title:
Sir Robert Walpole
Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on mediium, slightly textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/2 × 9 9/16 inches (34.3 × 24.3 cm) and Image: 11 3/4 × 9 9/16 inches (29.8 × 24.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.6.P.341"

Watermark

Lettered, lower center: "The Right Honble.Robert Walpole. | First Ld. Commssioner of the Treasury. Chancellor of the Exchequer and | one of his Majesty's most Honble. Privy Councel.-- | G.Kneller S.R.Impr. et Mag.Brit.Baronet pinx. J.Simon fecit Cum Privilegio Regis Sold by E.Cooper at ye 3 Pigeons in Bedford Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10295
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:26352
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