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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 - Charity
Date:
1781
Medium:
Stipple engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 25 1/16 × 18 1/8 inches (63.7 × 46 cm), Plate: 19 13/16 × 12 7/8 inches (50.3 × 32.7 cm), and Image: 18 5/16 × 11 7/8 inches (46.5 × 30.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Sr. Joshua Reynolds | Drawn by Josiah Boydell"; lettered, lower right: "Engrav'd by G.S. & J.G.Facius"; lettered, lower center: "CHARITY. | 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 Nov. 1. 1781 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside London"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10349
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
allegory | charity | children | holding | religious and mythological subject | the Three Theological Virtues | woman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26405
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