Artist Jacob Houbraken, Dutch, 1698-1780
Artist after Godfrey Kneller, English, 1646-1723
  • Lord Somers 1650-1716
Date 1745
Medium engraving and etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 14 × 8 5/8 inches (35.6 × 21.9 cm)
Sheet: 14 3/8 × 8 7/8 inches (36.5 × 22.5 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S623
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, in plate, below image, lower right: J. Houbraken sculps. Amst. 1745.
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, left edge of portrait medallion: JOHN LORD SOMERS.
Inscribed, below plate, lower left: G. Kneller pinxit.
Inscribed, lower center: In the Collection of James Cocks Esqr.
Inscribed, lower right: Impensis I. & P. Knapton Londini-
November 1886, Leavitt sale.
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)