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Henry Grattan

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1782 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Green, Valentine, born 1739 - died 1813 (engraver)
    Green, Valentine, born 1739 - died 1813 (publisher)
    Wheatley, Francis RA, born 1747 - died 1801 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.382-1959

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Portrait, half-length, facing slightly left, wearing the uniform of the Irish Volunteers.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1782 (published)

Artist/maker

Green, Valentine, born 1739 - died 1813 (engraver)
Green, Valentine, born 1739 - died 1813 (publisher)
Wheatley, Francis RA, born 1747 - died 1801 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by F. Wheatley. Engraved by V. Green, Mezzotinto Engraver to his Majesty & to the Elector Palatine.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 34 cm cut, Width: 27.3 cm cut

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Henry Grattan, mezzotint by Valentine Green after Francis Wheatley, 1782.

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.
Whitman, Alfred. Valentine Green. London: A. H. Bullen, 1902. 204 p.
Smith, John Chaloner. British Mezzotinto Portraits. London: Henry Sotheran & Co., 1883.

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Uniform

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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