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H Beard Print Collection

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1st February 1813 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Beechey, William RA (Sir), born 1753 - died 1839 (painter)
    Turner, C. (Mr.) (engraver)
    Dunford, James Jas. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    hand coloured mezzotint, ink and paint on paper

  • Museum number:

    S.3843-2009

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Portrait of Mrs Mellon as Volante in The Honey Moon. Published in London by James Dunford.

Physical description

Hand coloured mezzotint portrait of Mrs Mellon as Volante in The Honey Moon.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1st February 1813 (published)

Artist/maker

Beechey, William RA (Sir), born 1753 - died 1839 (painter)
Turner, C. (Mr.) (engraver)
Dunford, James Jas. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

hand coloured mezzotint, ink and paint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Miss Mellon in the character of Volante in the / 'Honey-Moon' "It is the count" Act 2 Sc. III / Painted by Sir William Beechey R.A. / Engraved by C. Turner. / Published February 1st 1813 by James Dunford / Great Newport St.'
Written in pencil on back of print.

Dimensions

Height: 26.9 cm Print size, Width: 21.1 cm Print size, Height: 40.9 cm Total including mount, Width: 31.8 cm Total including mount

Descriptive line

Portrait of Mrs Mellon as Volante in The Honey Moon. Published in London by James Dunford on 1st February 1813, Harry Beard Collection.

Materials

Printing ink; Paper; Paint

Techniques

Print-making; Mezzotint; Hand-colouring; Painting

Categories

Prints; Entertainment & Leisure

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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