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Print - His Grace John, Duke of Buckingham
  • His Grace John, Duke of Buckingham
    Vertue, George, born 1684 - died 1756
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His Grace John, Duke of Buckingham

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    1722 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Vertue, George, born 1684 - died 1756 (engraver)
    Kneller, Godfrey Bt (Sir), born 1646 - died 1723 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.2690

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case DG, shelf 11, box A8

Physical description

Portrait bust, the face seen nearly full, and turned a little to the left, long wig, the curls of which are falling on the shoulders. The sitter is wearing his Garter robes. An oval, with arms beneath and four lines.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)

Date

1722 (printed)

Artist/maker

Vertue, George, born 1684 - died 1756 (engraver)
Kneller, Godfrey Bt (Sir), born 1646 - died 1723 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'One modern author here behold'
Inscribed

'G. KNELLER BARONET PINX. G. VERTUE SCULPSIT, 1722'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 31.6 cm page approx, Width: 20.5 cm page approx

Descriptive line

Portrait bust of John, Duke of Buckingham in his Garter robes. Print by George Vertue after Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1722.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1874.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Wig; Duke; Robes; Man

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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