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Mrs. Siddons

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, made)
    Dublin (published)

  • Date:

    04/11/1785 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bartolozzi, Francesco (R.A.), born 1727 - died 1815 (printmaker)
    Hone, Horace (artist)
    Hone, Horace (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.2961

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 100

Physical description

Mrs. Siddons, from a miniature by Horace Hone, A.R.A.; The face seen nearly in profile and turned to the left; An oval; Print on paper; 'Published November 4, 1785, by H. Hone, Dublin'; First state, before the inscription and Bartolozzi’s name as publisher.

Place of Origin

England (probably, made)
Dublin (published)

Date

04/11/1785 (published)

Artist/maker

Bartolozzi, Francesco (R.A.), born 1727 - died 1815 (printmaker)
Hone, Horace (artist)
Hone, Horace (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

print on paper

Descriptive line

Mrs. Siddons, from a miniature by Horace Hone, A.R.A.; The face seen nearly in profile and turned to the left; An oval; Print on paper; First state, before the inscription and Bartolozzi’s name as publisher; By Francesco Bartolozzi; English School; Published by H. Hone, Dublin, 1785.

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

Woman; Actress; Theatre

Categories

Prints; Entertainment & Leisure; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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