His Royal Highness Prince Frederick
- between 1716 and 1725
- Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet (cropped inside plate): 13 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches (34.9 x 24.8 cm) and Image (oval): 11 5/8 x 9 5/8 inches (29.5 x 24.4 cm)
Inscribed in brown ink, on back, upper left: "V[...]ith | 5-5048."; in graphite, on back, upper center: "See Mary Wortley Montague's letters"; in black ink, on back, lower left: "ht"; in graphite, on back, lower left: "e + 6"; in orange chalk, on back, lower right: "788"; in graphite, on back, lower right: "14-"; in brown ink, on back, lower right: "48004"
unidentified collector's stamp, in black ink, on back, center left: "SHI2(?)"
Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Done from an Original Picture at St. James's"; lower center: "His Royal Highness Prince Frederick | Only Son to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales Install'd Knight | of the most Noble Order of the Garter at Hanover Decembr. the 24th, 1716. | Franken ad Vivum pinx. | Sold by E. Cooper at ye 3 pigeons in Bedford Street Covent Garden."; lower right: "Cum privilegio Regis I. Faber Iunr. fecit."
- 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:
- bows (costume accessories) | boy | cape | chain | child | cloak | coat of arms | costume | cravat | crest | curls | lace | livery collar | portrait | prince | robe | royalty | sash | shield | The Most Noble Order of the Garter
- Associated People:
- Frederick Lewis, prince of Wales (1707–1751)
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John Faber the Younger, ca. 1695–1756, Netherlandish, active in Britain, His Royal Highness Prince Frederick, between 1716 and 1725
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