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Creator:
John Faber the Younger, ca. 1695–1756, Netherlandish, active in Britain
after D. Stevens, active 1722
Published by John Bowles, 1701–1779, British
Title:

George I

Date:
1722
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 14 1/16 × 9 15/16 inches (35.7 × 25.3 cm) and Image: 11 3/4 × 9 15/16 inches (29.9 × 25.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "pg. 13"

Collector's stamp of Frederick William Hope, in blue ink, lower left and on back, lower center, within oval: "HOPE | PORT. COLLN. | OXFORD."; collector's stamp of Ashmolean Museum, in red ink, on back, lower center, in box: "ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM | DUPLICATE | SOLD BY AUTHORITY"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "D. Stevens pinx."; lower center: "Georgius Inus G. Mag: Brit: Fran: et Hib: Rex. F. D. | Brun: et Lunen: Dux S. R. J. Arch: Thesau: et Princeps Elector &c. | Inauguratus 20 die Octobris 1714. | Sold by John Bowles Print and Map seller at the Black Horse in Cornhill."; lower right: "John Faber Fecit 1722."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1980.43.1
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
chain | costume | cravat | ermine | fur | king (person) | lace | livery collar | man | portrait | robe | royalty | The Most Noble Order of the Garter | wig
Associated People:
George I (1660–1727), king of Great Britain and Ireland and elector of Hanover
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:49147
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