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Lieutenant-General William Kingsley

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1760 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Houston, Richard, born 1721 - died 1775 (engraver)
    Houston, Richard, born 1721 - died 1775 (publisher)
    Jeffreys, Thomas (publisher)
    Reynolds, Joshua (Sir), born 1723 - died 1792 (artist)
    Robert Sayer (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.411-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 48

Physical description

Portrait, half-length, in military uniform and facing slightly right.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1760 (published)

Artist/maker

Houston, Richard, born 1721 - died 1775 (engraver)
Houston, Richard, born 1721 - died 1775 (publisher)
Jeffreys, Thomas (publisher)
Reynolds, Joshua (Sir), born 1723 - died 1792 (artist)
Robert Sayer (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'J. Reynolds pinxt. R. Houston fecit 1760. Printed for Richd. Houston at Charing Cross, Thos. Jeffreys the Corner of St. Martins Lane, & Robt. Sayer, at the Golden Buck in Fleet Street.'
Lettered with name of sitter etc. and

Dimensions

Height: 39.1 cm, Width: 27.9 cm

Descriptive line

Print, half-length portrait of Lieutenant-General William Kingsley, mezzotint by Richard Houston after Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1760.

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.

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Uniform; Officer; Governor; General

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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