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Creator:
John Faber the Elder, ca. 1660–1721, British
after John Faber the Elder, ca. 1660–1721, British
Title:

White Kennett

Date:
1719
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/16 x 10 13/16 inches (38.3 x 27.5 cm), Plate: 14 x 9 7/8 inches (35.5 x 25.1 cm), and Image: 11 7/8 x 9 7/8 inches (30.1 x 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, on back, lower left: "/[...]x"; in graphite, on back, lower center: "Pape(?) 236 [...]"; on back, lower right: "rare + brilliant | £4-1-0"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "J. Faber Senr. ad vivum Delt. & Fecit"; lower center: "Reverendus in Christo Pater WHITE KENNETT S. T. P. | Episcopus S. Petri de Burgo | Consecratus Ao. MDCCXVIII."; lower right: "Ao. MDCCXIX."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of John Hay Whitney, Yale BA 1926, Yale MA (HON.) 1956, transfer from the Yale University Library and the Yale University Art Gallery
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.172
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
clerical collar | coat of arms | collar | crest | crown | man | oval | portrait | robe | shield | wig
Associated People:
Kennett, White (1660–1728), historian and bishop of Peterborough
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:34446
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