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Francis Russell, 5th Duke of Bedford

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1802 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Reynolds, Samuel William the elder, born 1773 - died 1835 (engraver)
    Reynolds, Samuel William the elder, born 1773 - died 1835 (publisher)
    Smith, John Raphael, born 1752 - died 1812 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.508-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 4

Physical description

Portrait, full-length, seated in armchair, facing slightly left. At the bottom of the sheet is a heraldic achievement.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1802 (published)

Artist/maker

Reynolds, Samuel William the elder, born 1773 - died 1835 (engraver)
Reynolds, Samuel William the elder, born 1773 - died 1835 (publisher)
Smith, John Raphael, born 1752 - died 1812 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

' Painted by J. R. Smith. Engraved by S. W. Reynolds. Plate 2nd. of a Series of Portraits - Published by S. W. Reynolds, 47, Poland Street, London, 1802. First Fifty.'
Lettered with name of sitter, dedication and

Dimensions

Height: 65.4 cm cut to, Width: 45.7 cm cut to

Descriptive line

Print, full-length portrait of Francis Russell, 5th Duke of Bedford, seated in an armchair. Mezzotint by Samuel William Reynolds after John Raphael Smith, 1802.

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

Coat of arms; Duke

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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