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Creator:
John Faber the Younger, ca. 1695–1756, Netherlandish, active in Britain
after unknown artist
Title:
Thomas Sutton
Date:
1714
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 5/8 x 9 1/2 inches (32 x 24.2 cm), Plate: 10 1/4 x 7 15/16 inches (26 x 20.1 cm), and Image: 8 3/4 x 7 7/8 inches (22.3 x 20 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, lower center: "THOMAS SUTTON Armr. cujus unius Sumptibus. | Hospitium Regium) vulgo dictm: Charter House fundatum est | Hanc effigiem ex Archetypo apud idem Hospitm: reservato descriptam | Revdo: admodum in Christo Patri Joanni Episcopo Eliensi. | Ao. 1612"; lower right: "Humillime dicat | JoannesvFaber. Ao 1714."

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:
B1994.4.173
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beard | book | chair | coat of arms | crest | drapery | fur | interior | man | nobility | portrait | robe | ruff | scroll (information artifact) | shield | tassel
Associated People:
Sutton, Thomas (1532–1611), founder of the London Charterhouse
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:34450
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