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Sir Watkin Williams-Wynn

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    02/05/1825 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Say, William, born 1768 - died 1834 (engraver)
    Say, William, born 1768 - died 1834 (publisher)
    Jackson, John RA, born 1778 - died 1831 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.538-1959

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Portrait, three-quarter-length, standing against a stormy sky and facing slightly right. The sitter is wearing the uniform of the militia and is holding a hat in his right hand At the bottom of the sheet is a coat of arms.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

02/05/1825 (published)

Artist/maker

Say, William, born 1768 - died 1834 (engraver)
Say, William, born 1768 - died 1834 (publisher)
Jackson, John RA, born 1778 - died 1831 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by John Jackson Esqe. R.A. Engraved by W. Say. Engraver to H.R.H. the Duke of Gloucester. London, Published May 2d. 1825, by the Engraver, No.9, Mortimer Street. Cavendish Square. Proof.'
Lettered with name of sitter etc. and

Stamped with the mark of the collection of the engraver (Lugt 2651).

Dimensions

Height: 53.3 cm, Width: 40.6 cm

Descriptive line

Print. Three-quarter-length portrait of Sir Watkin Williams-Wynn, 5th Bart, in militia uniform. Mezzotint by William Say after John Jackson, 1825.

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

Uniform; Militia

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Production Type

Proof

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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