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Sir Samuel Hood, K.B

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    02/05/1808 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Clint, George, born 1770 - died 1854 (engraver)
    Hoppner, John, born 1758 - died 1810 (artist)
    Reynolds, Samuel William the elder, born 1773 - died 1835 (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Museum number:

    25783

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 18, box A

Physical description

Print, three-quarter length portrait of Sir Samuel Hood in naval uniform, ships in the distance.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

02/05/1808 (published)

Artist/maker

Clint, George, born 1770 - died 1854 (engraver)
Hoppner, John, born 1758 - died 1810 (artist)
Reynolds, Samuel William the elder, born 1773 - died 1835 (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by I. Hoppner R.A. Engraved by G. Clint. Proof Sir Samuel Hood, K.B. &c. &c. To His Honble Lady Hood this Portrait is with permission respectfully dedicated by her Ladyship's most obedient and humble Servt. Samuel W. Reynolds. London Published May 2d. 1808 by S. W. Reynolds 47 Poland Street.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 72.6 cm sheet, Width: 48 cm sheet

Descriptive line

Print, whole-length portrait of Sir Samuel Hood, mezzotint by George Clint after John Hoppner, 1808.

Production Note

Open letter proof.

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Ships; Officer; Admiral; Uniform; Battle

Categories

Portraits; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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