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Print - Daniel Defoe
  • Daniel Defoe
    Gucht, Michael van der , born 1660 - died 1725
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Daniel Defoe

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (probably, made)

  • Date:

    late 17th - early 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gucht, Michael van der , born 1660 - died 1725 (printmaker)
    Taverner, Jeremiah, born 1700 - died 1750 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.2336

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case DG, shelf 11, box A8

Physical description

Portrait of the novelist Daniel Defoe, author of 'The Trueborn Englishman'; Bust in an oval, the curls of his long wig falling on his shoulders, face nearly full, and turned to the left; After Jeremiah Taverner; Print on paper.

Place of Origin

London (probably, made)

Date

late 17th - early 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Gucht, Michael van der , born 1660 - died 1725 (printmaker)
Taverner, Jeremiah, born 1700 - died 1750 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

print on paper

Dimensions

Height: 31.6 cm page approx, Width: 20.5 cm page approx

Descriptive line

Portrait of the novelist Daniel Defoe, author of 'The Trueborn Englishman'; Bust in an oval, the curls of his long wig falling on his shoulders, face nearly full, and turned to the left; After Jeremiah Taverner; Print on paper; By Michael van der Gucht; Flemish School; (probably) London; Late 17th - early 18th century.

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

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1874.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Wig; Man; Portrait

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Hair and hairstyles

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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