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Vice-Admiral Sir Richard King

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    30/03/1835 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (engraver)
    Moon, Francis Graham (Sir), born 1796 - died 1871 (publisher)
    Sanders, George, born 1774 - died 1846 (artist)
    Paul & Dominic Colnaghi & Co. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.599-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 48

Physical description

Portrait, three-quarter-length, facing slightly left and wearing naval uniform. At the bottom of the sheet is a coat of arms.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

30/03/1835 (published)

Artist/maker

Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (engraver)
Moon, Francis Graham (Sir), born 1796 - died 1871 (publisher)
Sanders, George, born 1774 - died 1846 (artist)
Paul & Dominic Colnaghi & Co. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by - Saunders, Esqre. Engraved by C. Turner, A.R.A. London, Published March 30, 1835, by Fras. Grahm. Moon, Printseller to the King, 20, Threadneedle Street & sold also by Colnaghi, Son & Co. Pall Mall East. Printed by Lloyd & Co.'
Lettered with name of sitter etc. dedication to the King and

Dimensions

Height: 50.5 cm, Width: 35.6 cm

Descriptive line

Print, three-quarter-length portrait of vice-admiral Sir Richard King wearing naval uniform. Mezzotint by Charles Turner, possibly after George Sanders, 1835.

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

Admiral; Uniform

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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