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Creator:
George Siegmund Facius, 1750–1804
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

West Window of the Chapel, New College Oxford: The Virtues - Temperance

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
1782
Medium:
Stipple engraving on thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 25 1/16 × 18 1/16 inches (63.7 × 45.9 cm), Plate: 19 7/8 × 12 7/8 inches (50.5 × 32.7 cm), and Image: 18 3/8 × 11 13/16 inches (46.7 × 30 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Sr. Joshua Reynolds | Drawn by Josiah Boydell"; lettered, lower center: "TEMPERANCE. | To the Rev'd John Oglander D.D. the Warden & to the Society of New College in Oxford | This Plate is Dedicated by their Obliged humble Servant John Boydell | Publish'd June 1st, 1782 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside, London"; letterd, lower right: "Engraved by G.S. & J.G. Facius"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10346
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
allegory | clouds | cup | ewer | scarf | temperance | the Three Theological Virtues | woman
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26402
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