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Creator:
Print made by Thomas Chambars, ca. 1724–1789, British
after Jonathan Richardson the Elder, 1667–1745, British
Title:

George Vertue, Engraver

Date:
undated
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, smooth, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 15/16 x 9 3/16 inches (30.3 x 23.3 cm), Plate: 6 13/16 x 5 3/16 inches (17.3 x 13.2 cm), and Image (oval): 5 1/8 x 4 7/16 inches (13 x 11.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left under image: "Richardson pinx"; lower center: "GEORGE VERTUE, Engraver, | AEtat.L.Ann. MDCCXXXVIII."; lower right under image: "T. Chambars sculp."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12690
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
artist | cap | cravat | engraver (printmaker) | gaze | man | oval | portrait | posing | robes
Associated People:
Vertue, George (1684–1756), engraver and antiquary
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38207
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