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Statue of the Right Hon. Sir Edward Hyde East, Bart.

ca.1831 (printed)
Place Of Origin

Whole-length portrait, seated, to right; right hand raised to his face.

object details
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Stipple engraving on paper
Brief Description
Print, whole-length portrait of Sir Edward Hyde East, seated. Stipple engraving by Frederick Christian Lewis, from a drawing by Henry Corbould after a sculpture by Francis Chantrey, ca.1831.
Physical Description
Whole-length portrait, seated, to right; right hand raised to his face.
  • Height: 44.5cm
  • Width: 33cm
Dimensions taken from Marshall, Julian. A Catalogue of Engraved National Portraits in the National Art Library. London: HMSO, 1895.
Marks and Inscriptions
'F. Chantrey sculptor. 1830. Drawn by H. Corbould. Engraved by F.C. Lewis, Engraver to the King. Statue of the Right Hon. Sir Edward Hyde East, Bart. late Chief Justice of the Supreme Court at Forl William in Bengal. Voted at a Public Meeting of the Native Inhabitants of Calcutta & erected in the Court House there A.D. 1831. This Engraving is respectfully dedicated to the subscribers of that work, by their obedient humble servant F.C. Lewis.' (Lettered)
Object history
The statue on which this print is based was erected in the Courthouse at Calcutta in 1831.
This print was made after a drawing of a sculpture by Francis Chantrey

Attribution note: Open letter proof
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record createdJune 30, 2009
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