George Fox and the Old Priest
- Part Of:
- between 1890 and 1911
- Etching and drypoint on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper
- 9 7/16 x 12 inches (24 x 30.5 cm), 6 1/8 x 6 15/16 inches (15.6 x 17.6 cm), and 5 1/2 x 6 7/8 inches (13.9 x 17.4 cm)
Letterd in black ink, lower center: "beinge one day att ye house of this Scotch Priest, aforsaid, I saw a Doggelike nature in | him, and I was moved to tell him he was a Dogge, that made him rage and madd, and in madnesse he broke | his Cane upon ye Grounde, and said he would have my Life, or This, and he woulde give his Head if | I was not knockt doune within a Month."; lower right: "George Fox his Journal. Stath, 1651."
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
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- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- coats | doors | dress | gesture | historical subject | illustration | interior | men | minister | priest | Religious Society of Friends | robes | surprise | woman
- Associated People:
- Fox, George (1624–1691), a founder of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)
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Print made by Robert Spence, 1871–1964, British, George Fox and the Old Priest, between 1890 and 1911
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