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Mrs. Abington

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, engraved)

  • Date:

    1788 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lane, W (engraver)
    Cosway, Richard RA, born 1742 - died 1821 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.2869

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case DG, shelf 11A, box 7

Physical description

Portrait of Mrs. Abington; In a hat and feathers; bust, the face seen nearly full; After Richard Cosway (R.A.); Engraving print on paper; Inscribed 'R. Cosway delt. W. Lane, sct. Published 1788'.

Place of Origin

England (probably, engraved)

Date

1788 (published)

Artist/maker

Lane, W (engraver)
Cosway, Richard RA, born 1742 - died 1821 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'R. Cosway delt. W. Lane, sct. Published 1788'
Inscribed.

Descriptive line

Portrait of Mrs. Abington; In a hat and feathers; bust, the face seen nearly full; After Richard Cosway (R.A.); Engraving print on paper; Inscribed; Engraved by W. Lane; English School; Published 1788.

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.

Production Note

Possibly by William Lane (1746-1819).

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Portrait; Woman

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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