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Francis Const

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    25/12/1806 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (engraver)
    Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (publisher)
    Marshall, Benjamin, born 1768 - died 1835 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs M. V. Cunliffe

  • Museum number:

    E.120-1963

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2G, shelf DR57, box MP322

Physical description

Portrait, full-length, on horseback, with a dog.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

25/12/1806 (published)

Artist/maker

Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (engraver)
Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (publisher)
Marshall, Benjamin, born 1768 - died 1835 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by B. Marshall Engraved by C. Turner / London Published Decr 25 1806 by C Turner No 50 Warren Street Fitzroy Square [partly cut off]'
Lettered within the design

Dimensions

Height: 39.5 cm, Width: 52 cm

Historical context note

Francis Const (1751-1839) was chairman of the Westminster sessions and a writer.

Descriptive line

Print, full-length portrait of Francis Const (1751-1839) on horseback. Mezzotint by Charles Turner after Ben Marshall, 1806.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1963 . London: HMSO, 1964.

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Riding (traveling); Horses; Dog

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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