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François Duquesnoy

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    mid 18th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.449-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 39

Physical description

Portrait, half-length, wearing a broad-brimmed hat, facing slightly left.

Place of Origin

London (printed)

Date

mid 18th century (printed)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'Flamingo Done from an Original Picture, in the Collection of Mr. Hudson, by Jas. McArdell. Sold at the Golden Head, in Covent Garden. Price 2s. [partly obliterated].'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 32.7 cm cut to, Width: 22.9 cm cut to

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of the sculptor François Duquesnoy. Mezzotint by James McArdell after an unknown artist, mid-18th century.

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.
Smith, John Chaloner. British Mezzotinto Portraits. London: Henry Sotheran & Co., 1883.
Goodwin, Gordon. James McArdell. London: A. H. Bullen, 1903. 168 p.

Techniques

Mezzotint

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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