Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

General Sir Robert Thomas Wilson

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    29/10/1819 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ward, William A.R.A, born 1766 - died 1826 (engraver)
    Ward, William A.R.A, born 1766 - died 1826 (publisher)
    Pickersgill, Henry William RA, born 1782 - died 1875 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.634-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 28, box A

Physical description

Portrait, three-quarter-length, standing, facing slightly right, holding a glove in right hand and resting left arm on the barrel of a cannon. The sitter is dressed in military uniform decorated with a sash and the medals and insignia of various orders.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

29/10/1819 (published)

Artist/maker

Ward, William A.R.A, born 1766 - died 1826 (engraver)
Ward, William A.R.A, born 1766 - died 1826 (publisher)
Pickersgill, Henry William RA, born 1782 - died 1875 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'M.P. for Southwark 1818 Painted by H. W. Pickersgill. Engraved by Wm. Ward, A.R.A. Engraver to their R.H. the Prince Regent & the Duke of York. Pub. Octr. 29, 1819, by W. Ward, 57 Warren Street, Fitzroy Square. Proof.'
Lettered with name of sitter and

Dimensions

Height: 50.8 cm, Width: 35.2 cm

Descriptive line

Print, three-quarter-length portrait of general Sir Robert Thomas Wilson in military uniform. Mezzotint by William Ward, after Henry William Pickersgill, 1819. Proof.

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.

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Garter star; General; Cannon; Insignia; Sash; Uniform; Medals; Glove

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Production Type

Proof

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.