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Woodcut - Nelly O'Brien
  • Nelly O'Brien
    Linton, Henry Duff, born 1815 - died 1899
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Nelly O'Brien

  • Object:

    Woodcut

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Linton, Henry Duff, born 1815 - died 1899 (engraver)
    Wilson (engraver)
    Reynolds, Joshua (Sir), born 1723 - died 1792 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woodcut print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.3170

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case DG, shelf 11, box A3

Physical description

Portrait of Nelly O'Brien.

Place of Origin

Britain (possibly, made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Linton, Henry Duff, born 1815 - died 1899 (engraver)
Wilson (engraver)
Reynolds, Joshua (Sir), born 1723 - died 1792 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Woodcut print on paper

Dimensions

Height: 56 cm page approx, Width: 46 cm page approx

Descriptive line

Portrait of Nelly O'Brien. Woodcut by Henry Linton after a mezzotint by Wilson, taken from the portrait by Sir Joshua Reynolds, late 19th 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.

Production Note

This print is a copy by Henry Linton of the mezzotint by Wilson.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Wood-cutting

Subjects depicted

Courtesan; Woman

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Woodcuts

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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