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Print - The Rev. Robert Walpole
  • The Rev. Robert Walpole
    Ward, William A.R.A, born 1766 - died 1826
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The Rev. Robert Walpole

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    early 19th century (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ward, William A.R.A, born 1766 - died 1826 (engraver)
    Jackson, John RA, born 1778 - died 1831 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.633-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 61

Physical description

Portrait, half-length, facing half left and wearing a dark coat and white cravat. At the bottom of the sheet is a coat of arms.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

early 19th century (published)

Artist/maker

Ward, William A.R.A, born 1766 - died 1826 (engraver)
Jackson, John RA, born 1778 - died 1831 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'John Jackson, R.A. pinxt. Wm. Ward, sculpt., Engraver to His Majesty.'
Lettered with name of sitter and

Dimensions

Height: 35.6 cm, Width: 28 cm

Descriptive line

Print, half-length portrait of the reverend Robert Walpole (1781-1856), rector of Christ Church, Marylebone. Mezzotint by William Ward after John Jackson, early 19th century.

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

Coat of arms; Scholar; Clergyman

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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