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Print - John Edwards
  • John Edwards
    Vertue, George, born 1684 - died 1756
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John Edwards

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Vertue, George, born 1684 - died 1756 (printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.2697

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case DG, shelf 11A, box 7

Physical description

Portrait of John Edwards, Clergyman and Author; An oval, with arms beneath, the face nearly full, and turned to the left, the curls of his wig falling on his shoulders; Print on paper; Inscribed 'IOHANNES EDWARDS, S. T. P. GEO. VERTUE SCULPSIT'; Frontispiece to his 'Divinity'.

Place of Origin

England (probably, made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Vertue, George, born 1684 - died 1756 (printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'IOHANNES EDWARDS, S. T. P. GEO. VERTUE SCULPSIT'
Inscribed.

Object history note

Frontispiece to his 'Divinity'.

Descriptive line

Portrait of John Edwards, Clergyman and Author; An oval, with arms beneath, the face nearly full, and turned to the left, the curls of his wig falling on his shoulders; Print on paper; Frontispiece to 'Divinity'; By George Vertue; English School; 18th century.

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

Clergyman; Author; Wig; Man; Portrait

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Hair and hairstyles

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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