1952.0020 Print and 1963.0636 Frame, overall, view 1
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Print (Mezzotint)

  • Title:

    His Excellency JONATHAN BELCHER, Esq;\r

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    Richard Phillips (Painter)

    John Faber Jr. (Mezzotinter)

  • Place of Origin:

    London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:

    1734

  • Materials:

    Ink; Paper (laid)

  • Techniques:

    Mezzotint, Engraving

  • Museum Object Number:

    1952.0020


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1952.0020

Object Name

Print (Mezzotint)

Title

His Excellency JONATHAN BELCHER, Esq;\r

Category

Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Richard Phillips (Painter)
1681-1741

John Faber Jr. (Mezzotinter)
1684-1756
Faber Jr. was one of London's most prolific mezzotint engravers. He used the "Jr." or "Junr." designation with his name until his father's death in 1721.

Place of Origin

London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Date

1734

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Bottom left; Phillips Pinx
2. Inscription; Bottom right; I Faber Fecit 1734.

Subjects

Armorial device; Portrait

Materials

Ink; Paper (laid)

Techniques

Mezzotint, Engraving

Dimensions (inches)

14.1 (H) , 10.31 (W) , 12.4 (Image H) , 9.76 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

35.8 (H) , 26.2 (W) , 12.4 (Image H) , 9.76 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H at left. W at bottom. Plate H: 13.75 in. (34.9 cm). Plate W: 9.75 in. (24.8). Chain intervals: 2.7-2.9 cm; 11 laid lines per cm.

Publication Date

1734

Place of Publication

London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

State

I

Watermark

Lily above a shield with four bars

Edition Notes

Chaloner Smith lists only one state for this print, but that bears the painter's first initial "R".

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Fowble, E. McSherry. 1991 To Please Every Taste: Eighteenth-Century Prints from the Winterthur Museum.
Published: no. 23, pp. 82-83.
[Book] Fowble, E. McSherry. 1987 Two Centuries of Prints in America, 1680-1880 : A Selective Catalogue of the Winterthur Museum Collection.
Published: no. 52, p. 104.
[Book] Smith, John Chaloner. 1884 British Mezzotinto Portraits; Being a Descriptive Catalogue of These Engravings from the Introduction of the Art to the early part of the present century. 1. 1-460.
Published: no. 29, p. 312 (listed).