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Creator:
Print made by William Faithorne, 1656–ca. 1701, British
after John Kerseboom, op.1680 –m. 1708, German
Published by Edward Cooper, active 1682 –died 1725, British
Title:

Thomas Shadwell, Esquire, Poet Laureat & Historiographer

Date:
between 1690 and 1703
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 13/16 x 11 1/8 inches (40.1 x 28.2 cm), Plate: 13 7/8 x 9 3/4 inches (35.2 x 24.7 cm), and Image: 12 1/16 x 9 3/4 inches (30.7 x 24.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen, on back, lower left: "St"

Lettered, lower center: "Thomas Shadwell Esq.r | Poet Laureat & Historiographer to their Majesties K. Willim & Q. Mary. | He Died in December 1692. | I: Kerssaboom pinx: W Faithorne fec. Cum Privilego Regis. Sold by E Cooper at ye 3 pidgeons ni Bedford Street."

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:
B1994.4.177
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
broche | building | clouds | columns | cravat | historian | lace | man | nobleman | pin | playwright | poet | portrait | robes | sash | satin | trees | wig
Associated People:
Shadwell, Thomas, Esq. (c.1640–1692), playwright and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:34488
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