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Creator:
unknown artist
after Cornelius Johnson, 1593–1661, British
Title:

Sir Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St. Alban

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 14 × 10 inches (35.6 × 25.4 cm) and Image: 12 3/4 × 10 inches (32.4 × 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.1 P.29"

Lettered, lower center: "The Right Honble Francis Bacon, Baron Verulam and Viscount | St. Albans, Lord High Chancellor of England, Obyt 9 April 1626. Aetat 66"; lettered, lower left: "Cornelius Johnson pinxit"; lettered, lower right: "Sold by J Cooper in James Street Covent Garden"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9771
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:32081
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