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Edward Forster

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    24/03/1810 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (engraver)
    Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (publisher)
    Hoppner, John, born 1758 - died 1810 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.592-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 41

Physical description

Portrait, nearly full-length, seated beside a table, legs crossed and facing half left. The sitter is resting his left arm on a table with an inkstand and a sheet of paper.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

24/03/1810 (published)

Artist/maker

Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (engraver)
Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (publisher)
Hoppner, John, born 1758 - died 1810 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by J J Hoppner Esqr R A. Engraved by Chas. Turner London Published March, 24, 1810, by C. Turner, 50, Warren Street, Fitzroy Square.'
Lettered with name of sitter etc. and

Dimensions

Height: 50.2 cm, Width: 34.9 cm

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Edward Forster (1730-1812, nearly full-length, seated beside a table. Mezzotint by Charles Turner after John Hoppner, 1810.

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

Inkstand; Merchant; Antiquary

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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