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Creator:
Print made by William Faithorne, ca. 1620–1691, British
Title:

Portrait of Francis Moore

Additional Title(s):

Franciscus Moore de Faley Comitatu Berks Miles Serviens Ad Legem

Part Of:

Collective Title: Cases Collect & Report per Sir Francis Moore Chivaler, Serjeant de Ley

Date:
ca. 1663
Medium:
Etching, stipple engraving and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, brown laid paper
Dimensions:
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)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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:
B2005.19.5
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
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
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:55296
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