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Sir Robert John Le Mesurier McClure

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    15/02/1856 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Scott, James (engraver)
    Pearce, Stephen, born 1819 - died 1904 (artist)
    Henry Graves & Company (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Museum number:

    27270

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 22

Physical description

Print, three-quarter-length portrait, turned to front and facing and looking to left; the right hand in side-pocket and a telescope under the left; a gun at the sitter's back; in the background is an arctic landscape with a ship and camp.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

15/02/1856 (published)

Artist/maker

Scott, James (engraver)
Pearce, Stephen, born 1819 - died 1904 (artist)
Henry Graves & Company (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by S. Perace London Published by Henry Graves & Compy. February 15th, 1856, Printsellers to the Queenn - 6 Pall Mall. Engraved by J. Scott.
Lettered

'R W Mc Clure'
Facsimile signature

Dimensions

Height: 74.8 cm, Width: 54.5 cm

Descriptive line

Print, three-quarter-length portrait of Sir Robert John Le Mesurier McClure, mezzotint by James Scott after Stephen Pearce, 1856.

Production Note

The original portrait is in the National Portrait Gallery, London (NPG 1210).

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Camp; Landscape; Ship; Telescope; Gun

Categories

Portraits; Prints

Production Type

Proof

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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