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Creator:
George Vertue, 1684–1756, British
after unknown artist
Title:
Richard III, King of England
Date:
1732
Medium:
Line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper, mounted on, moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 23 15/16 × 17 3/16 inches (60.8 × 43.7 cm), Sheet: 11 1/2 × 7 9/16 inches (29.2 × 19.2 cm), and Image: 10 15/16 × 7 1/16 inches (27.8 × 17.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Watermark: "J Whatman | 1842"

Lettered, lower left: "From an Antien Original Painting on Board at Kensington Palace."; lettered, lower right: "G. Vertue del. & Sculp."; lettered, upper center: "Richard ye III K. of ENGLAND"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.15126
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31887
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