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James Laing

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    16/08/1819 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (engraver)
    Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (publisher)
    Pingret, Edouard Edward, born 1788 - died 1875 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.600-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 49

Physical description

Portrait, half-length, facing slightly right and wearing a dark coat.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

16/08/1819 (published)

Artist/maker

Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (engraver)
Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (publisher)
Pingret, Edouard Edward, born 1788 - died 1875 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'Edward Pingret Pinxit. C. Turner Sculpsit. London, Published Augt. 16, 1819, by C. Turner, 50, Warren St. Fitzroy Square.'
Lettered with name of sitter and

Dimensions

Height: 35.6 cm, Width: 25.4 cm

Descriptive line

Print, half-length portrait of James Laing. Mezzotint by Charles Turner after Edouard Pingret, 1819.

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

Man

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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