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Francis Rawdon-Hastings, 2nd Earl of Moira

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    1793-1825 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Young, John, born 1755 - died 1825 (engraver)
    Hoppner, John, born 1758 - died 1810 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.676-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 22, box B

Physical description

Portrait, full-length, standing,facing slightly left and wearing military uniform.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)

Date

1793-1825 (printed)

Artist/maker

Young, John, born 1755 - died 1825 (engraver)
Hoppner, John, born 1758 - died 1810 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'[Painted] by Jno. Hoppner R.A. Portrait Painter to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales. Engraved by Jno. Young Engraver to H.R.H. [the Prince of Wales].'
Lettered with name of sitter and

Dimensions

Height: 63.5 cm cut to, Width: 38.7 cm cut to

Historical context note

The sitter is depicted when 2nd Earl of Moira.

Descriptive line

Print, full-length portrait of Francis Rawdon-Hastings, 1st Marquess of Hastings and 2nd Earl of Moira, in military uniform. Mezzotint by John Young after John Hoppner, 1793-1825.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1959 . London: HMSO, 1964.

Production Note

Printed after 1793 when the sitter became 2nd earl of Moira.

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Uniform; Officer; Politician

Categories

Portraits; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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