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Francis Quarles

  • Object:

    Portrait print

  • Place of origin:

    England (printed)

  • Date:

    late 17th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cross, Thomas the elder (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.4480-1960

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PS, shelf 14

Physical description

Print, portrait of a man, head and shoulders, facing slightly right, within an octagonal border.

Place of Origin

England (printed)

Date

late 17th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Cross, Thomas the elder (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'TF.'
Signed with monogram

'Effigies Fran: Quarles.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 11.4 cm cut, Width: 7 cm cut

Object history note

This print was published as the frontispiece to editions of Quarles' Divine Poemes.

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Francis Quarles, engraving by Thomas Corss, late 17th century.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1960: Volume 2, Edgar Seligman Gift. London: HMSO, 1966.
Corbett, Margery and Michael Norton. Engraving in England in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries: the Reign of Charles I. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1952-64.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Poet

Categories

Portraits; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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