Portrait of Francis Moore
- Additional Title(s):
Franciscus Moore de Faley Comitatu Berks Miles Serviens Ad Legem
- Part Of:
- ca. 1663
- Etching, stipple engraving and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, brown laid paper
- Sheet: 11 1/16 x 6 11/16 inches (28.1 x 17 cm), Plate: 7 15/16 x 5 3/8 inches (20.1 x 13.6 cm), and Image (oval): 6 5/16 x 5 1/8 inches (16 x 13 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, on front, lower left: "First state"; lower center: "1558 + 1621 | Front to his Reports"; on back, in brown ink, upper left (difficult to decipher hand-writing): "vol fol: 116: Ld Chand(?) | Ador'd to [..] want Am. john(?) | When he was made Chief Justice | of the [...]"; upper right: "Thos: Brooks | 1719"; lower left in graphite: "M | @30351 | ax"; lower right in brown ink: "[...]Brooke(?s)"
Lettered, center, around image: "BERKS MILES SERVIENS AD LEGEM. (flower) FRANCISCVS MOORE DE FALEY IN COMITATV"; lower right: "W Faithorn fec:"; lower center in ribbon: "NIHLL VTILE QVOD NON HONESTVM"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Janet and James Sale, Yale BA 1960
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- banner | cap | cloak | cuffs | gaze | gesturing | holding | lawyer | oval | paper | politician | portrait | posing | reticella | ribbon | ruff | scrolls | solemn | thoughtful
- Associated People:
- Moore, Sir Francis (1559–1621), lawyer and politician
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Print made by William Faithorne, ca. 1620–1691, British, Portrait of Francis Moore, ca. 1663
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