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The Rt. Honble. Lady Charlotte Johnston

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1758-ca.1766 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Purcell, Richard (engraver)
    Reynolds, Joshua (Sir), born 1723 - died 1792 (artist)
    Robert Sayer (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.498-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 47

Physical description

Portrait, three-quarter-length, facing half left and wearing a furred robe and a sash at the waist.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1758-ca.1766 (published)

Artist/maker

Purcell, Richard (engraver)
Reynolds, Joshua (Sir), born 1723 - died 1792 (artist)
Robert Sayer (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'The Rt. Honble. Lady Charlotte Johnston [sic]. J. Reynolds pinxt. Corbutt sculpt. London, Printed for Robt. Sayer Printseller near Serjeants Inn, Fleet Street.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 35.6 cm, Width: 25.4 cm

Descriptive line

Print, three-quarter-length portrait of Lady Charlotte Johnstone (née Montague) wearing a furred robe. Mezzotint by Richard Purcell (alias Corbutt) after Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1758-ca.1766.

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.

Production Note

Corbutt was an alias of the engraver Richard Purcell (died ca.1766). The original portrait was painted in 1758 or 1761.

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Ermine; Robes

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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