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Lord Francis Spencer

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)
    Oxford (published)

  • Date:

    01/10/1810 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (engraver)
    Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (publisher)
    Owen, William, born 1769 - died 1825 (artist)
    Bennet, Woodstock, Archer & Wyatt (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.611-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 26

Physical description

Portrait, half-length, facing slightly left and wearing the uniform of the Oxfordshire Yeomanry Cavalry and a fur-trimmed coat..

Place of Origin

London (published)
Oxford (published)

Date

01/10/1810 (published)

Artist/maker

Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (engraver)
Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (publisher)
Owen, William, born 1769 - died 1825 (artist)
Bennet, Woodstock, Archer & Wyatt (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by W. Owen. Esqr. R.A. Portrait Painter to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales. Engraved by C. Turner. London, Published Octr. 1. 1810 by C. Turner, No.50, Warren Street, Fitzroy Square. Mr. Bennet, Woodstock, Mr. Archer & Mr. Wyatt, High Street, Oxford.'
>Lettered with name of sitter, dedication to the Oxfordshire Yeomanry and

'20. Proof Sir H: W. Dashwood Bart.'
Inscribed in ink

Dimensions

Height: 35.6 cm, Width: 25.4 cm

Object history note

This portrait was made when the sitter was known as Lord Francis Spencer.

Descriptive line

Print, half-length portrait of Francis Spencer, 1st Baron Churchill, wearing military uniform. Mezzotint by Charles Turner after William Owen, 1810. 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

Uniform; Fur

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Production Type

Proof

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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