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Morgan Graves of Mickleton

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (engraved)

  • Date:

    before 1780 (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Green, Valentine, born 1739 - died 1813 (engraver)
    Unknown (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.383-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 43

Physical description

Portrait, half-length, facing slightly left, wearing a powdered wig and dark coat, within a plain oval border.

Place of Origin

Britain (engraved)

Date

before 1780 (engraved)

Artist/maker

Green, Valentine, born 1739 - died 1813 (engraver)
Unknown (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'V. Green, Engraver to his Majesty, fecit.'
Lettered with name of sitter etc. and

Dimensions

Height: 33 cm, Width: 22.9 cm

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Morgan Graves of Mickleton, mezzotint by Valentine Green after an unknown artist, before 1780.

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.
Whitman, Alfred. Valentine Green. London: A. H. Bullen, 1902. 204 p.

Techniques

Mezzotint

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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