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Sir Joseph Mawbey

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    late 18th century (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dixon, John (engraver)
    Bowles, John, born 1701 - died 1779 (publisher)
    Pine, Robert Edge, born 1720 - died 1788 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.324-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 52

Physical description

Portrait of a man, three-quarter-length, seated, holding a volume, facing half right, with a coat of arms.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

late 18th century (published)

Artist/maker

Dixon, John (engraver)
Bowles, John, born 1701 - died 1779 (publisher)
Pine, Robert Edge, born 1720 - died 1788 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'R. E. Pine pinxt. J. Dixon fecit. Printed for John Bowles at No.13 in Cornhill, London.'
Lettered with name of sitter and

Dimensions

Height: 37.8 cm, Width: 27.6 cm

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Sir Joseph Mawbey, M.P., mezzotint by John Dixon after Robert Edge Pine, 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

Coat of arms

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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