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Creator:
John Faber the Younger, ca. 1695–1756, Netherlandish, active in Britain
after Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1646–1723, German, active in Britain (from 1676)
Title:

Sir Godfrey Kneller

Part Of:

Collective Title: Kit-Cat Club

Date:
1735
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 1/16 x 12 inches (45.9 x 30.5 cm), Plate: 13 15/16 x 10 inches (35.4 x 25.4 cm), and Image: 11 15/16 x 9 15/16 inches (30.3 x 25.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower right: "232"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Se Ipse Pinxt."; lower center: "Sr. Godfrey Kneller Bart. & Knt. of ye Roman Empire | Principal Painter to K. Charles 2d. James 2d. William 3d. 3. Ann & King George 1st."; lower right: "I. Faber fecit 1735."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12351
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
allegory | artist | cloak | cravat | frock coat | gesture | livery collar | medal | painting (visual work) | pendant | portrait | sword | wig | window | wings
Associated People:
Kneller, Sir Godfrey, baronet (1646–1723), history and portrait painter
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Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:52037
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