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Hannah Horneck

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    ca.1758 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    McArdell, James, born 1729 - died 1765 (engraver)
    Reynolds, Joshua (Sir), born 1723 - died 1792 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.456-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 46

Physical description

Portrait, half-length, seated, facing half right, resting left arm on a book and left hand on cheek.

Place of Origin

London (printed)

Date

ca.1758 (printed)

Artist/maker

McArdell, James, born 1729 - died 1765 (engraver)
Reynolds, Joshua (Sir), born 1723 - died 1792 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'J. Reynolds Pinx. J. McArdell fecit.'
Lettered J. Reynolds Pinx. J. McArdell fecit.

Dimensions

Height: 30.8 cm, Width: 22.9 cm

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Hannah Horneck (née Mangles) seated. Mezzotint by James McArdell after Sir Joshua Reynolds, ca.1758.

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

The original portrait by Reynolds was painted in 1758.

Techniques

Mezzotint

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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