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The Reverend John Pelling, D.D.

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London, England (printed)

  • Date:

    1750-1765 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    McArdell, James, born 1729 - died 1765 (engraver)
    Unknown (after, artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.463-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 56

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Physical description

Portrait, head and shoulders, facing slightly right, in an oval border and wearing bands and robes.

Place of Origin

London, England (printed)

Date

1750-1765 (printed)

Artist/maker

McArdell, James, born 1729 - died 1765 (engraver)
Unknown (after, artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'J. McArdell fecit.'

Dimensions

Height: 32.4 cm, Width: 22.2 cm

Descriptive line

Print, head and shoulders portrait of the reverend John Pelling D.D. in bands and robes. Mezzotint by James McArdell after an unknown artist, 1750-1765.

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.
The full text of the entry is as follows:
"McARDELL, James (c.1729-1765) […]
The Rev. John Pelling, D.D. (1668-1750), Canon of Windsor and Rector of St. Anne's, Soho. Portrait, head and shoulders, facing slightly right. (J.C.S.142; G.138.. Both 1st state)
Lettered with name of sitter etc. and J. McArdell fecit.
Mezzotint. 32.4 x 22.2 cm. E.463-1959
Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood"

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Robes; Clergyman; Pelling, John (Rev.)

Categories

Portraits; Prints

Collection code

PDP

Qr_O568669
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