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Creator:
Print made by John Brooks, active 1730–1756, Irish
after James Worsdale, ca. 1692–1767, British
Title:
William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire, Marquess of Hartington
Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 3/8 × 14 3/8 inches (51.8 × 36.5 cm) and Image: 18 3/8 × 14 1/4 inches (46.7 × 36.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol 2d P103"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: Geo 2n"; in pen and brown ink, lower right: "79 | d"

Lettered, lower left: "Jas. Worsdale Pinxit."; lettered, lower center: "the most Puissant and most Noble Prince | WILLIAM CAVENDISH Duke of DEVONSHIRE, Marquiss of HARTINGTON; | Earl of Devonshire, and Baron Cavendish of Hardwick; Lord Lieutenant of the County of | Derby Keeper of the Rolls of the said County; One of the Lords of HIS MAJESTY'S | Most Honble. Privy Council; and Knight of the most Noble Order of the Garter; | LORD LIUTENANT GENERAL and GENERAL GOVERNOR of the KINGDOM of IRELAND."; lettered, lower left: "Sold by T. Jeffreys at the Corner of St. Martins Lane Charing Cross and by W.Herbert at the Golden Globe on London Bridge."; lettered, lower right: "Jno:Brooks Fecit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.19459
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:74804
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