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The Honourable Susanna Fitzpatrick

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    1750s-1760s (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    McArdell, James, born 1729 - died 1765 (engraver)
    Soldi, Andrea (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.450-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 41

Physical description

Portrait, three-quarter-length, facing slightly left, eyes to front. The sitter wears a dress with lace about the sleeves and neck, and adorned with flowers and bows. In the left background is the base of a column or pilaster, and to the right is a drape.

Place of Origin

London (printed)

Date

1750s-1760s (printed)

Artist/maker

McArdell, James, born 1729 - died 1765 (engraver)
Soldi, Andrea (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

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

Dimensions

Height: 32.7 cm, Width: 22.5 cm

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Susanna Fitzpatrick (née Usher). Mezzotint by James McArdell after Andrea Soldi, 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.
Goodwin, Gordon. James McArdell. London: A. H. Bullen, 1903. 168 p.
Smith, John Chaloner. British Mezzotinto Portraits. London: Henry Sotheran & Co., 1883.

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Drapery; Column; Pilaster

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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