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Sir John Bowring

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    04/06/1832 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ward, William A.R.A, born 1766 - died 1826 (engraver)
    Ward, William A.R.A, born 1766 - died 1826 (publisher)
    Pickersgill, Henry William RA, born 1782 - died 1875 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Museum number:

    25818

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Portrait, half-length, seated, turned slightly to right and looking to front. The sitter is wearing a dark coat, holding spectacles in his left hand and resting his left elbow on a table.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

04/06/1832 (published)

Artist/maker

Ward, William A.R.A, born 1766 - died 1826 (engraver)
Ward, William A.R.A, born 1766 - died 1826 (publisher)
Pickersgill, Henry William RA, born 1782 - died 1875 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by H. W. Pickersgill Esqr. R.A. Engraved by Wm. Ward Engraver to His Majesty London Published June 4th 1832 by Wm. Ward 12 Mornington Place Hampstead Road.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 57.6 cm cut to, Width: 41.7 cm cut to

Descriptive line

Half-length portrait of Sir John Bowring, seated. Mezzotint by William Ward after Henry William Pickersgill, 1832.

Production Note

Attribution note: Proof before letters

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Spectacles; Politician

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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