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Henry Charles Somerset, 6th Duke of Beaufort

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    18/06/1828 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (engraver)
    Phillips, Thomas R.A., born 1770 - died 1845 (artist)
    Paul & Dominic Colnaghi & Co. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.579-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 4

Physical description

Portrait, three-quarter-length, standing, with left hand placed on a table and facing slightly left. The sitter is wearing his garter robes, sword and a ceremonial chain. On the table to the left is a plumed hat.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

18/06/1828 (published)

Artist/maker

Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (engraver)
Phillips, Thomas R.A., born 1770 - died 1845 (artist)
Paul & Dominic Colnaghi & Co. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by Thomas Phillips, Esqrs. [sic] R.A. Engraved by Charles Turner, Mezzotinto Engraver in Ordinary to His Majesty. London, Published June 18, 1828, by Messrs. Colnaghi Son & Co. Printsellers to His Majesty, Pall Mall East.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 55.9 cm, Width: 40.6 cm

Descriptive line

Print, three-quarter-length portrait of Henry Charles Somerset, 6th Duke of Beaufort, wearing garter robes. Mezzotint by Charles Turner after Thomas Phillips, 1828.

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

Plumes; Regalia; Garter

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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