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Creator:
John Faber the Younger, ca. 1695–1756, Netherlandish, active in Britain
after Joseph Highmore, 1692–1780, British
Title:

Sir James Thornhill

Date:
1732
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped to image): 12 15/16 x 9 15/16 inches (32.8 x 25.2 cm) and Image: 11 11/16 x 9 13/16 inches (29.7 x 24.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, on back, lower center: "2148 — [...] 2"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "I. Highmore pinxt."; lower center: "Sr. James Thornhill Knt."; lower right: "I. Faber fecit 1732."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12640
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
artist | coat | cravat | man | oval | portrait | wig
Associated People:
Thornhill, Sir James (1675/6–1734), decorative painter
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:49163
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