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Charles Lennox, 4th Duke of Richmond and Lennox

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    early 19th century (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meyer, Henry Hoppner, born 1782 - died 1847 (engraver)
    Kirkby, Thomas, born 1775 (artist)
    Colnaghi & Co. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.477-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 57

Physical description

Portrait, half-length, in military uniform, facing half left. The sitter wears the star of the Order of the Garter.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

early 19th century (published)

Artist/maker

Meyer, Henry Hoppner, born 1782 - died 1847 (engraver)
Kirkby, Thomas, born 1775 (artist)
Colnaghi & Co. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by John Hoppner Esqr. R.A. Engraved by Henry Meyer. London: Published Novr. 14th. 1809, by Colnaghi & Co. Cockspur Street, Haymarket.'
Lettered with name of sitter etc. and

Dimensions

Height: 35.6 cm, Width: 25.4 cm

Descriptive line

Print, half-length portrait of Charles Lennox, 4th Duke of Richmond and Lennox, in uniform. Mezzotint by Henry Hoppner Meyer after John Hoppner, 1809.

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

Garter star; Uniform; General; Soldier

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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