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Creator:
Print made by Jacobus Houbraken, 1698–1780, Dutch
after Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1646–1723, German, active in Britain (from 1676)
Title:
Joseph Addison
Date:
1748
Medium:
Engraving on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 7/8 × 14 1/4 inches (50.5 × 36.2 cm), Plate: 14 1/4 × 9 1/8 inches (36.2 × 23.2 cm), and Image: 14 × 8 3/4 inches (35.6 × 22.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered within image, upper center: "Joseph Addison Esqr."; below image, lower left: "G. Kneller pinxit."; center: "In the Collection of Jacob Tonson Esqr. Impensis J.&P. Knapton Londini. 1748"; lower right: "J. Houbraken sculps, Amst. 1748."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, In Memory of John V. McCarthy
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2002.3.1
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Publications:
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Joanna Marschner, Enlightened Princesses : Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte, and the Shaping of the Modern World, Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn, 2017, p. 313, fig. 17.11, NX543 +.E55 2017 Oversize (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:51030
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