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Major General Sir Alured Clarke, K.B.

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    01/08/1833 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bromley, John (engraver)
    Bromley, John (publisher)
    Beechey, William RA (Sir), born 1753 - died 1839 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Museum number:

    27541

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 8, box A

Physical description

Half-length portrait, to front and looking to right; right hand resting on a sword hilt; holding a hat in left hand; wearing sash and star of the Order of the Garter. To the left is a cannon, and in the background are buildings.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

01/08/1833 (published)

Artist/maker

Bromley, John (engraver)
Bromley, John (publisher)
Beechey, William RA (Sir), born 1753 - died 1839 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by Sir Wm. Beechey R.A. 1794. Engraved by John Bromley, 4, Lyon Terrace, Edgware Road. Major General Sir Alured Clarke, K.B. Promoted to the Rank of Field Marshall in 1830. Published by the Engraver Augt. 1st 1833.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 54.3 cm, Width: 39.4 cm

Descriptive line

Portrait, half-length, of Sir Alured Clarke by John. Bromley after Sir William Beechey, 1833.

Production Note

Attribution note: Open letter proof

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Hat; Cannon; Man; Sword; Garter star; General

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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