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Print made by Robert Spence, 1871–1964, British

George Fox in the Garden of Dr. Craddock at Coventry

Part Of:

Collective Title: George Fox His Journal

between 1890 and 1911
Etching and drypoint on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Sheet: 11 9/16 x 9 7/16 inches (29.4 x 23.9 cm), Plate: 6 15/16 x 4 15/16 inches (17.6 x 12.6 cm), and Image: 6 1/16 x 4 7/8 inches (15.4 x 12.4 cm)

Letetered in black ink, lower center: "Then I heard of one called Doctor Cradock; and I went to him, and I asked him the Ground of | Temptations and Dispair; and how Troubles came to be wrought in Man? Now as we were | were walking together in his Garden, the Ally being narrow, I chanced, in turning, to | set my Foot on the side of a Bed; at which the Man was in such a Rage as if his House had | been on Fire. And thus all our Discourse was lost, and I went away in Sorrow, | worse than I was when I came."; lower right: "George Fox his Journal, Coventry, 1644"

Signed in graphite, lower right: "Robert Spence"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of the George School, Newtown, Pennsylvania
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
coats | flowers (plants) | garden | hats | historical subject | house | illustration | men | physician | Religious Society of Friends | sadness | staff | wall
Associated Places:
Coventry | Coventry | England | Europe | United Kingdom
Associated People:
Fox, George (1624–1691), a founder of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)
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