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Charles Agar, 1st Earl of Normanton and Archbishop of Dublin

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    1803 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Say, William, born 1768 - died 1834 (engraver)
    Stuart, Gabriel (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.528-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 39

Physical description

Portrait, half-length, facing half right and wearing a bobbed wig, rochet, chimere and bands. The sitter is also wearing his insignia as Chancellor of the Order of St. Patrick around his neck.

Place of Origin

London (printed)

Date

1803 (printed)

Artist/maker

Say, William, born 1768 - died 1834 (engraver)
Stuart, Gabriel (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by Gabriel Stuart. Engraved by Willm. Say, 91, Norton Street, London, 1803. Engraver to H.R.H. the Duke of Gloucester.'
Lettered with name of sitter etc. and

Dimensions

Height: 38.1 cm, Width: 27.9 cm

Descriptive line

Print, half-length portrait of Charles Agar, 1st earl of Normanton and archbishop of Dublin. Mezzotint by William Say after Gabriel Stuart, 1803.

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

Rochet; Archbishop; Insignia; Chimere

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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