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Image ID:
lwlpr19075
Call Number:
49.3664.13
Creator:
Vertue, George, 1684-1756.
Title:
Mr. Francis Place of York G.V. [monogram].
Published:
[England, between 1720 and 1756?]
Description:
1 drawing : port. ; sheet with image 11.9 x 9 cm., mounted on sheet 14.7 x 10.4 cm.
Notes:
Sheet with image mounted on separate sheet with pencil border around sheet with image. | Inscription in ink in Horace Walpole's hand[?] on mount: Mr. Francis Place of York. | Signed in pencil, lower right: G.V. | Drawing that was later used as a basis for an engraving of Place in: Catalogue of engravers ... / digested by Mr. Horace Walpole from the mss. of Mr. George Vertue. Strawberry-Hill : Printed in the year MDCCLXIII [1763], opp. p. 87.
Reference:
Catalogue of Horace Walpole's library / by Allen T. Hazen. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1969, no. 3664
Summary:
Drawing of Francis Place (1647-1728), English draughtsman, printmaker and potter.
Provenance:
Purchased by Horace Walpole from Vertue's widow. Sold to Evans at the Strawberry Hill sale, viii.122. Purchased by Wilmarth S. Lewis from Drake, December 1949.
Subjects:
  •  Place, Francis, 1647-1728 - Portraits.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Artists - British - Portraits.
  • Graphite drawings - British - 18th century.
  • Link to Orbis Record:
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