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The Most Reverend Father in God Dr. Thomas Herring

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    1751? (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Faber, John the younger (engraver)
    Hudson, Thomas, born 1701 - died 1779 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Museum number:

    21864

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 17, box A

Physical description

Portrait, three-quarter length, to left, looking to front and seated in a chair; the sitter is holding a sheet of paper in his right hand and is wearing a wig, gown and bands.

Place of Origin

London (printed)

Date

1751? (printed)

Artist/maker

Faber, John the younger (engraver)
Hudson, Thomas, born 1701 - died 1779 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Thos. Hudson Pinxt. J. Faber fecit. The Most Reverend Father in God Dr. Thomas Herring, by Divine Providence, Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate and Metropolitan of all England. And one of His Majesty's most Honble. Privy Council, 1751. To the Right Honble Philip Lord Hardwicke, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain &c. this plate is most humbly Dedicated by his Lordship's most Obedt. servt. John Faber.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 50.8 cm sheet cut, Width: 35.6 cm sheet cut

Descriptive line

Print, three-quarter length portrait of Thomas Herring. Mezzotint by John Faber the younger, after Thomas Hudson, 1751?

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Archbishop; Chimere; Rochet

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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