Artist Jacob Houbraken, Dutch, 1698-1780
Artist after Godfrey Kneller, English, 1646-1723
  • Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough
Date 1745
Medium engraving and etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 14 × 8 1/2 inches (35.6 × 21.6 cm)
Sheet: 14 1/2 × 8 7/8 inches (36.8 × 22.5 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S622
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: SARAH DUTCHESS OF MARLBOROUGH
Inscribed, below image, lower left: G. Kneller pinxit.
Inscribed, lower center: In the Collection of the Hon: John Spencer.
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)