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Edward Wortley-Montagu

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    15/08/1776 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Smith, John Raphael, born 1752 - died 1812 (engraver)
    Boydell, John, born 1719 - died 1804 (publisher)
    Peters, Matthew William Rev., born 1742 - died 1814 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.559-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 28

Physical description

Portrait, three-quarter-length, full fac and resting his left arm on a rug. The sitter is shown when an old man, with beard, wearing a turban and standing in oriental costume.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

15/08/1776 (published)

Artist/maker

Smith, John Raphael, born 1752 - died 1812 (engraver)
Boydell, John, born 1719 - died 1804 (publisher)
Peters, Matthew William Rev., born 1742 - died 1814 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'in his dress as an Arabian Prince'
Lettered with name of sitter and

Dimensions

Height: 50.5 cm, Width: 35.6 cm

Descriptive line

Print. Three-quarter-length portrait of Edward Wortley-Montagu (1713-1776) in oriental costume. Mezzotint by John Raphael Smith after

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

Oriental; Arabian

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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