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The Right Honorable Lawrence Lord Dundas, Lord Mayor of the City of York

Print
1820s (printed)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Portrait, standing, facing half left, with left hand on hip, resting right hand on a table and wearing robes of office as Lord Mayor of York. On the table is a pile of papers and a ceremonial mace; leaning against the table is a ceremonial sword, and below is a chair with a hat placed on it. In the right background is a landscape.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Mezzotint on paper
Brief description
Print, full-length portrait of Lawrence Dundas, 1st Earl of Zetland, when 2nd Baron Dundas, and wearing robes of office as mayor of York. Mezzotint by William Ward after John Jackson, 1820s. Proof
Physical description
Portrait, standing, facing half left, with left hand on hip, resting right hand on a table and wearing robes of office as Lord Mayor of York. On the table is a pile of papers and a ceremonial mace; leaning against the table is a ceremonial sword, and below is a chair with a hat placed on it. In the right background is a landscape.
Dimensions
  • Cut to height: 61.6cm
  • Cut to width: 35.6cm
Dimensions taken from Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1959. London: HMSO, 1964.
Style
Production typeProof
Marks and inscriptions
'Painted by John Jackson Esqr. R.A. Engraved by W. Ward A.R.A. Engraver to His Majesty & to H.R.H. the Duke of York. The Right Honorable Lawrence Lord Dundas, Lord Mayor of the City of York in the years 1811 and 1821, This print is published and with permission most respectfully dedicated to the Corporation of the City of York by Mr. Smith of Derbyshire. Proof.' (Lettered)
Credit line
Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic references
  • Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1959 . London: HMSO, 1964.
  • Smith, John Chaloner. British Mezzotinto Portraits. London: Henry Sotheran & Co., 1883. Vol. 4, p.1465.
Collection
Accession number
E.627-1959

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