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Creator:
John Faber the Younger, ca. 1695–1756, Netherlandish, active in Britain
after unknown artist
Title:

King Henry VII

Part Of:

Collective Title: Kings and Queens of England

Date:
1731
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate; to image): 6 7/8 x 4 15/16 inches (17.4 x 12.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, on back, lower left: "t"; in graphite, on back, lower center: "67"

Lettered in black ink, lower center: "KING HENRY VII | Began to Reign | 22. Aug. 1485. | Lived 52 Years. | Reign'd 23 y. 8. | Died. A. D. 1508."

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:
B1994.4.175
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bust | cap | cloak | costume | ermine | fur | jewels | king (person) | livery collar | man | niche | portrait | robe | royalty | sculpture | statue
Associated People:
Henry VII (1457–1509), king of England and lord of Ireland
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:34462
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