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Print made by John Faber the Younger, ca. 1695–1756, Netherlandish, active in Britain
after Jeremiah Davison, ca. 1695–1745, British
Published by John Faber the Younger, ca. 1695–1756, Netherlandish, active in Britain

His Royal Highness Frederick, Prince of Wales

after 1730
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Sheet: 14 1/16 x 10 inches (35.7 x 25.4 cm), Plate: 13 15/16 x 9 13/16 inches (35.4 x 25 cm), and Image: 12 3/8 x 9 13/16 inches (31.5 x 24.9 cm)

Inscribed in black ink, lower right: "-3"; in brown ink, on back, lower left: "/wx"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "I. Davison pinx. 1730."; lower center: "His Royal Highness Frederick Prince of Wales. &c."; lower right: "I. Faber Fecit | Sold by I. Faber at the Green Door in Craven Buildings Drury Lane"

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:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armor | cape | chain | costume | cravat | crown | ermine | fur | gesture | hilt | lace | livery collar | man | pilaster | portrait | prince | relief | robe | royalty | sword | tassels | wig
Associated People:
Frederick Lewis, prince of Wales (1707–1751)
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Joanna Marschner, Enlightened Princesses : Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte, and the Shaping of the Modern World, Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn, 2017, p. 250, fig. 13.25, NX543 +.E55 2017 Oversize (YCBA)

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