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Edward Copleston, D.D.

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Oxford (published)

  • Date:

    October 1822 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cousins, Samuel RA, born 1801 - died 1887 (engraver)
    Reynolds, Samuel William the elder, born 1773 - died 1835 (engraver)
    Phillips, Thomas R.A., born 1770 - died 1845 (artist)
    Wyatt, James, born 14 - died 1853 (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Museum number:

    25823

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 10

Physical description

Three-quarter-length portrait, to left, seated, wearing a gown, with cap in left hand, and looking to right. On the right is a table with a charter and a book. On the wall in the right background is a view of Oriel College.

Place of Origin

Oxford (published)

Date

October 1822 (published)

Artist/maker

Cousins, Samuel RA, born 1801 - died 1887 (engraver)
Reynolds, Samuel William the elder, born 1773 - died 1835 (engraver)
Phillips, Thomas R.A., born 1770 - died 1845 (artist)
Wyatt, James, born 14 - died 1853 (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by T. Phillips, Esqe. R.A. Engraved by S.W. Reynolds & S. Cousins. Edward Copleston, D.D. Provost of Oriel College. Engraved from the Original Picture, in the Possession of that society AD 183. Pubd. by James Wyatt Carver & Gilder, Oxford, Oct.1822.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 60.4 cm cut, Width: 44.3 cm cut

Descriptive line

Portrait, three-quarter length, of Edward Copleston, mezzotint by Samuel Cousins and Samuel William Reynolds, after Thomas Phillips, 1822.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Cap; Charter; Book; Bishop; Man; Table; College

Categories

Portraits; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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