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Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough: 34.14-218

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough


Printmaker: Vertue, George
Printmaker: Smith, John (After)
Painter: Kneller, Godfrey, baronet (After)
Publisher: Wilkinson, Robert



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


19th Century
Production date: circa AD 1708


After a mezzotint by Smith after a painting by Kneller. This state published by Wilkinson in 1814.

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Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Virtue sc.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Name
  • Text: Youth that lovely Princess here behold./Thinks age nor Death can't make her cold.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: London. Printed 4 June 1814 for R. Wilkinson, no.58 Cornhill.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: 34.14-218
Primary reference Number: 186177
Alexander (2008): 3
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 19 January 2012 Updated: Friday 12 February 2016 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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