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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 - Fortitude
Date:
1782
Medium:
Stipple engraving on thick, rough, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 25 1/8 × 18 1/4 inches (63.8 × 46.4 cm), Plate: 19 15/16 × 12 7/8 inches (50.6 × 32.7 cm), and Image: 18 3/8 × 11 13/16 inches (46.7 × 30 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Sr. Joshua Reynolds | Drawn by Josiah Boydell"; lettered, lower center: "FORTITUDE. | 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"; lettered, lower right: "Engrav'd by G.S. & J.G. Facius"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10347
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
allegory | column (architectural element) | feathers | helmet | lion | religious and mythological subject
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26403
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