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Charcoal and watercolour - Edward Elliot, Lord Elliot

Edward Elliot, Lord Elliot

  • Object:

    Charcoal and watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1779 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Downman, John, born 1750 - died 1824 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Charcoal and watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Miss Grace Valentine Stephenson as part of the R. H. Stephenson Bequest

  • Museum number:

    P.131-1929

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room WS, case R, shelf 5, box L

Physical description

Charcoal portrait, touched with watercolour, depicting Lord Edward Elliot. Initialled, dated and inscribed with dedication.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1779 (made)

Artist/maker

Downman, John, born 1750 - died 1824 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Charcoal and watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

J.D / 1779
Initialled and dated on the right

Edward Elliot Esq. M.P. 1779 Orig. / five years after created Baron Elliot and took / the name of Craggs. / present his friends Col Sr Paul and / Mr Langley. both of whom I also drew / Langlois
Inscribed

Dimensions

Height: 7.4375 in, Width: 5.875 in

Object history note

This drawing was once part of the Wellesley Collection.

Descriptive line

Charcoal and watercolour portrait of Lord Edward Elliot by John Downman. Great Britain, 1779.

Materials

Charcoal; Watercolour

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Lords; Portrait

Categories

Drawings; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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