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Creator:
Print made by Jacobus Houbraken, 1698–1780, Dutch
after Sir Anthony Van Dyck, 1599–1641, Flemish, active in Britain (1620–21; 1632–34; 1635–41)
Title:

George Lord Digby Earl of Bristol

Additional Title(s):

George Digby, 2nd Earl of Bristol

Date:
1738
Medium:
Line engraving, stipple engraving and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 1/16 × 12 7/8 inches (53.5 × 32.7 cm), Plate: 14 5/8 × 9 1/8 inches (37.1 × 23.2 cm), and Image: 14 × 8 5/8 inches (35.6 × 21.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "2nd Earl 1612+1677"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "L.P.proof":

Lettered, lower center: "GEORGE LORD DIGBY EARL OF BRISTOL"; lettered, lower left: "J.Houbraken Sculpsit Amst."; lettered, lower center: "In the Collection of the Hon. John Spencer Esqr."; lettered, lower right: "Ant. Van Dyck pinx | Impensis J. & P. Knapton Londini 1738."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art; Yale University Art Gallery Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1998.14.563
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:69495
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