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Lord Frederick Campbell

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    late 18th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dupont, Gainsborough, born 1754 - died 1797 (engraver)
    Thomas Gainsborough, born 1727 - died 1788 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.328-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 35

Physical description

Portrait, half-length, facing half left, within an oval; wearing official robes.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)

Date

late 18th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Dupont, Gainsborough, born 1754 - died 1797 (engraver)
Thomas Gainsborough, born 1727 - died 1788 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered with name of sitter etc.

'Thos. Gainsborough pinxt: G: Dupont sculpt.'
Lettered

'A present from Lord Frederick.'
Inscribed in pencil

Dimensions

Height: 27 cm cut to, Width: 19.7 cm cut to

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Lord Frederick Campbell, mezzotint by Gainsborough Dupont after Thomas Gainsborough, late 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.

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Robes

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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