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Lady Louisa Lennox

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    1750s-1760s (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    McArdell, James, born 1729 - died 1765 (engraver)
    Ramsay, Allan, born 1713 - died 1784 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.460-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 50

Physical description

Portrait, half-length, with a pet dog, and facing half left. The sitter wears a lace collar and her hair is adorned with flowers.

Place of Origin

London (printed)

Date

1750s-1760s (printed)

Artist/maker

McArdell, James, born 1729 - died 1765 (engraver)
Ramsay, Allan, born 1713 - died 1784 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'A. Ramsay pinxt. J. McArdell fecit.'
Lettered with name of sitter and

Dimensions

Height: 33 cm, Width: 22.9 cm

Descriptive line

Print, half-length portrait of Lady Louisa Lennox.(née Kerr) with a pet dog. Mezzotint by James McArdell after Allan Ramsay, 1750s-1760s.

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

Flowers; Dog

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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