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Creator:
Print made by William Faithorne, ca. 1620–1691, British
after William Faithorne, ca. 1620–1691, British
Title:

Henry More

Date:
1675
Medium:
Line engraving and etching on moderately thick, smooth, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 x 7 5/16 inches (33 x 18.6 cm) and Image: 10 1/2 x 7 inches (26.7 x 17.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, on back, upper center: German inscription, indecipherable; in graphite, on back, lower center: "Henry More, | Poet, Author of Divine DIalogues etc | Born 1614 died 1687 | Engraved by Fiathorne from his own design | 'Scarce' (Evan's catalogue) | (triangle image)"

Lettered, lower left inside image: "W. Faithorne dil: et Sculp:"; lower center: "Henrici Mori Cantabrigoensis S. S. T. D. Effigies. A. AE. 61. | Pra(e?) omni Custodia Serva cortuum quia exipso sunt Vitarum Egressus. | M. Antonius. Med. lin. 10. (?Io) | O Chara ANima quando una eris et nuda et simplex. | S. Paulus i. ad. Cor. c. 16. | OMNIA VESTRA FIANT IN CHARITATE."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art; Yale University Art Gallery Collection; Gift of Mrs. William L. Harkness
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.942
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
author | belt | cane | church | collar | fishing | flowers (plants) | gloves | hat | hills | landscape | philosopher | poet | portrait | river | robe | tassels | theologian | tree | vines
Associated People:
More, Henry (1614–1687), philosopher, poet, and theologian
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37705
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