Engraving: Thomas Willis


Thumbnail of Engraving: Thomas Willis (1941.03.0031)

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Engraving: Thomas Willis   (1941.03.0031)
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Artist/Maker hourbraken & vertue Hourbraker , ledger says Hourbraken and Vertue Engraved by Jacobus Houbraken 1698-1780 Kingdom of the Netherlands George Vertue 1684-1756
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1747
Culture English, British

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 36.50 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 23.60 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 12 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials paper, pigment--ink
Manufacturing Processes Engraving
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description

Engraving of Thomas Willis, 36.5 cm x 23.6 cmn. Oval portrait surrounded by props.

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Birch, Thomas. The Heads of Illustrious Persons of Great Britain. John and Paul Knapton, London: 1747. Engravings by Jacobus Houbraken. Britannica Online, "Willis, Thomas."

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Henry V. Putzel
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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