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Creator:
John Faber the Younger, ca. 1695–1756, Netherlandish, active in Britain
after John Ellys, 1700/01–1757, British
Title:

Robert Wilks Esq.

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
1732
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 13 11/16 × 10 inches (34.8 × 25.4 cm) and Image: 12 1/4 × 9 7/8 inches (31.1 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.6.P.352"

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "J.Ellys pinxt. 1732"; lettered, lower right: "J.Faber fecit."; lettered, lower center: "Robert Wilks Esqr. | Videtisne quam nihil ab eo Histrione nisi perfecte, nil nisi cum sumna | Venustate fiat, nisi ita ut deceat, et uti omnes moveat et delectat | Cic:Epist."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10312
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:26369
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