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Creator:
Print made by William Faithorne, ca. 1620–1691, British
after Robert Walker, 1607–1660, British
Title:

Sir Thomas Fairfax

Date:
ca. 1646
Medium:
Etching on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 11 1/8 x 7 9/16 inches (28.2 x 19.2 cm) and Image (oval): 8 1/16 x 6 9/16 inches (20.4 x 16.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "a51352"

Marked in orange ink, on back, center, collector's stamp: "Yale University Gallery of Fine Arts"; in black ink, lower left, collector's stamp: "JY" (John Young)

Lettered, lower center: "The Pourtraicture of his Excellency S,,r Thomas | Farfax Generall of all the English forces for | the Service of Y:e two houses of Parliament. | Guil: Faithorne Sculp:"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Yale Art Gallery Collection, Gift of Edward B. Greene
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.944
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armed forces | armour | army | baron | beard | collar | curls | gaze | general | knights | man | moustache | nobleman | oval | parliament | portrait | posing | solemn
Associated People:
Fairfax, Thomas, 3rd Baron Fairfax (1612 - 1671), General of the Parliamentary army
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37708
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