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Creator:
Print made by George Vertue, 1684–1756, British
after Sir Anthony Van Dyck, 1599–1641, Flemish, active in Britain (1620–21; 1632–34; 1635–41)
Title:

Francis Earl of Bedford

Additional Title(s):

Francis Russell, 4th Earl of Bedford

Date:
1737
Medium:
Line engraving, stipple engraving and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 1/16 × 12 13/16 inches (53.5 × 32.5 cm), Plate: 14 1/8 × 9 1/4 inches (35.9 × 23.5 cm), and Image: 13 3/4 × 8 13/16 inches (34.9 × 22.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "1593+1643"; inscribed in graphite, lowewr center: "4th Earl 1627"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "L.P. proof"

Lettered, lower left: "Ant. Van dyke Pinx."; lettered, lower center: "In the Collection of HIs Grace the Duke of Bedford at Woburn."; lettered, lower right: "A.VANDYKE pinx. | G.Vertue Lond: Sculp: 1737."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art; Yale University Art Gallery Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1998.14.560
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:69492
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