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Sir William Musgrave, 6th Bart

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (probably, printed)

  • Date:

    late 18th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Smith, John Raphael, born 1752 - died 1812 (engraver)
    Smith, John Raphael, born 1752 - died 1812 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.560-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 53

Physical description

Portrait, three-quarter-length, seated, facing slightly right, holding a print in left hand, resting right arm on a table and wearing a wig and fur-trimmed coat. In the right background is a bookcase, seen behind a curtain. At the bottom of the sheet is a heraldic achievement.

Place of Origin

London (probably, printed)

Date

late 18th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Smith, John Raphael, born 1752 - died 1812 (engraver)
Smith, John Raphael, born 1752 - died 1812 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'J. R. Smith delt. & fect.'
Lettered with name of sitter etc. and

Dimensions

Height: 38.1 cm, Width: 27.6 cm

Descriptive line

Print, three-quarter-length portrait of Sir William Musgrave, seated and holding a print. Mezzotint by John Raphael Smith, late 18th century.

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

Print; Table; Bookcase; Drapery; Fur; Coat of arms

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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