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Horation Walpole, 2nd Earl of Orford

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    early 19th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dawe, Henry Edward, born 1790 - died 1848 (engraver)
    Lane, Samuel, born 1780 - died 1859 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.310-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 23, box A

Physical description

Portrait, half-length, in peer's robes, facing half left.

Place of Origin

London (printed)

Date

early 19th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Dawe, Henry Edward, born 1790 - died 1848 (engraver)
Lane, Samuel, born 1780 - died 1859 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by Saml. Lane. Engraved by Hy. Dawe. 4 Trafalgar Place, Kentish Town. Proof.'
Lettered with name of sitter and

Dimensions

Height: 41 cm, Width: 30.5 cm

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Horatio Walpole, 2nd Earl of Orford, mezzotint by Henry Edward Dawe after Samuel Lane, early 19th 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.

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Noble; Robes

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Production Type

Proof

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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