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Creator:
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Title:

Rev. John Caspar Lavater (1787-1801)

Additional Title(s):

Rev. John Caspar Lavater of Zurich. Born 1741. Died 1801.

Date:
1800
Medium:
Line engraving on moderately thick, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 14 3/8 × 11 9/16 inches (36.5 × 29.4 cm) and Image: 10 1/16 × 8 3/8 inches (25.6 × 21.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on front, lower left: "40."; lower right: "Fine | Blake"

Lettered, in black ink, lower right (below image): "Blake Sculp.t"; lower center: "REV. JOHN CASPAR LAVATER. | of Zurich. Born 1741. Died 1801. | Pub.d May 1. 1800 by J. Johnson, in Saint Paul's Church Yard. London. from a Drawing in his [pssession, taken in 1787~"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.484
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cap | coats | cravat | curls | engraving (printing process) | man | nose | oval | portrait | profile | reverend | theologian
Associated People:
Lavater, John Caspar (1741-1801), theologian
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6140
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