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Creator:
Print made by John Faber the Younger, ca. 1695–1756, Netherlandish, active in Britain
after Philippe Mercier, 1689 or 1691–1760, Franco-German, active in Britain (from 1716)
Title:

Philippe Mercier

Additional Title(s):

Philippus Mercier

Date:
1735
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, yellow-cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 12 1/4 x 9 7/8 inches (31.1 x 25.1 cm) and Image: 11 9/16 x 9 13/16 inches (29.3 x 24.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol 2 55"; on back, lower right: "£3 | 99"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Ipse pinxit."; lower center: "Philippus Mercier"; lower right: "I. Faber fecit 1735"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12361
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
artist | books | bookshelves | canvas | cap | coat | easel | interior | man | paintbrushes | painting | painting (visual work) | palette | portrait | self-portrait | studio (work space) | tassels
Associated People:
Mercier, Philip [formerly Philippe] (1691–1760), painter and etcher
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:52047
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John Ingamells, A Catalogue of the Paintings, Drawings, and Etchings of Philip Mercier, Volume of the Walpole Society, vol. 46, Walpole Society, 1976-8, pp. 3, 27, no. 68, pl. 13c, N12 W35 +A1 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Julia Marciari-Alexander, This other Eden, paintings from the Yale Center for British Art , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1998, p. 205, ND1314.3 Y36 1998 (YCBA)


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