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Print - H Beard Print Collection

H Beard Print Collection

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1755 (engraved)
    late 18th century (sold)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kneller, Godfrey Bt (Sir), born 1646 - died 1723 (artist)
    Faber, John the younger (engraver)
    John & Josiah Boydell (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    mezzotint

  • Museum number:

    S.4448-2009

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Portrait of Mrs Knight portrayed as Sancta Maria Magdalena. Sold by J. Boydell.

Physical description

Mezzotint portrait of Mrs Knight portrayed as Sancta Maria Magdalena.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1755 (engraved)
late 18th century (sold)

Artist/maker

Kneller, Godfrey Bt (Sir), born 1646 - died 1723 (artist)
Faber, John the younger (engraver)
John & Josiah Boydell (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'Mrs Knight / Mrs Knight / Singer and favourite of Chasrles 2'
Written in pencil on back of print.

Dimensions

Height: 32.4 cm Print size, Width: 25.5 cm Print size

Descriptive line

Portrait of Mrs Knight portrayed as Sancta Maria Magdalena. Sold by J. Boydell, late 18th c. Harry Beard Collection.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Mezzotint

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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