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Creator:
Print made by George Vertue, 1684–1756, British
Title:
Thomas Sackvill Earl of Dorset, Baron of Buckhurst
Date:
ca. 1740
Medium:
Line engraving, stipple engraving and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, ream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 11/16 × 13 1/2 inches (52.5 × 34.3 cm), Plate: 14 5/16 × 9 1/16 inches (36.4 × 23 cm), and Image: 13 1/4 × 8 1/2 inches (33.7 × 21.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "1527 - 1608 statesman and poet

Watermark

Lettered, lower center: "Obt.XIX the Apr. Ano MDCVIII. | THOMAS SACKVILL EARL of DORSET, BARON of BUCKHURST, LORD HIGH TREASURER of | ENGLAND; Chancellor of the University of OXFORD & Knight of the most Noble Order of the Garter | From an Original at Knowles in the possession of his Grace LIONEL Duke of Dorset."; lettered, lower right: "G.Vertue Sculp."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art; Yale University Art Gallery Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1998.14.495
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:69427
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