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Captain Sir Philip Bowes Vere Broke Bart.

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    25/03/1816 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (engraver)
    Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (publisher)
    Lane, Samuel, born 1780 - died 1859 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Museum number:

    27663

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 5, box A

Physical description

Whole-length portrait, standing, facing to front and looking to right. The sitter is dressed in full-dress naval uniform, holding a sword in his right hand and pointing with his left. On the ground are the American colours, on which the sitter stands. To the right is a ship's gun.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

25/03/1816 (published)

Artist/maker

Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (engraver)
Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (publisher)
Lane, Samuel, born 1780 - died 1859 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by S. Lane Engraved by C. Turner To Captains W. L. Wallis, C. L. Faulkiner, & the rest of the Officers and Ships Company of the Shannon, This Portrait of Captain Sir Philip Bowes Vere Broke Bart. &c. &c. is with Permission Dedicated by their Obt. & humble. Servt. C. Turner London Pud. March 25 1816 by C. Turner 50 Warren Street. Fitzroy Sqe.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 69.2 cm cut to, Width: 41 cm cut to

Descriptive line

Whole-length portrait of Sir Philip Bowes Vere Broke in full-dress naval uniform. Mezzotint by Charles Turner after Samuel Lane, 1816.

Production Note

Attribution note: Open letter proof

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

War; Flag; Cannon; Captain; Gun; Ship; Uniform

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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