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Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    October 1820 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Reynolds, Samuel William the elder, born 1773 - died 1835 (engraver)
    Reynolds, Samuel William the elder, born 1773 - died 1835 (publisher)
    Phillips, Thomas R.A., born 1770 - died 1845 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.510-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 33

Physical description

Portrait, half-length, facing slightly right; wearing a cravat and dark coat, buttoned up.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

October 1820 (published)

Artist/maker

Reynolds, Samuel William the elder, born 1773 - died 1835 (engraver)
Reynolds, Samuel William the elder, born 1773 - died 1835 (publisher)
Phillips, Thomas R.A., born 1770 - died 1845 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by T. Phillipps [sic] Esqe. RA. Engraved by S. W. Reynolds Engraver to the King. From the Original Picture in the Possesion [sic] of John George Lambton Esqe. M.P. to whom this Print is respectfully dedicated by his Obliged & Obet.Servant S. W. Reynolds. Published by the Engraver Bayswater October 1820.'
Lettered with name of sitter and

Dimensions

Height: 35.2 cm, Width: 25.4 cm

Descriptive line

Print, half-length portrait of Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux, when member of Parliament. Mezzotint by Samuel William Reynolds after Thomas Phillips, 1820.

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

Politician

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Politics; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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