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Creator:
Claude Du Bosc, c.1711–1740
after Hubert-François Gravelot, 1699–1773, French, active in Britain (1733–45)
Title:

The Monument of King Edward III in Westminster Abbey

Date:
undated, ca. 1726-1740
Medium:
Engraving on medium smooth laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet ((cropped inside plate)): 14 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches (37.5 x 22.2 cm) and Image: 13 13/16 x 8 1/2 inches (35.1 x 21.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Engraved inscription in cartouche lower center: "(in cursive) Upon the Verge of this Tomb beginning on the North side of the Foot"; lower center in cartouche: "Die decus Anglorum..."

Lettered below left: "Gravelot, del,"; below center: "The MONUMENT of King EDWARD III in Westminster Abbey"; below right: "C. DuBosc, fecit"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.16503
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
coats of arms | dragon | heraldic motifs | historical subject | kings (people) | monument | tomb
Associated Places:
England | Europe | London | United Kingdom | Westminster Abbey
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:33692
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