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Mr. Emery as Tyke in the School of Reform

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    14/06/1808 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (engraver)
    Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (publisher)
    De Wilde, Samuel, born 1748 - died 1832 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Museum number:

    25776

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 13

Physical description

Whole-length portrait in the character of Tyke in the 'School of Reform'; standing, turned to front, inclined to right and looking to left; holding a hat in left hand which is raised; in the left background is a statue of Justice in an alcove.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

14/06/1808 (published)

Artist/maker

Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (engraver)
Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (publisher)
De Wilde, Samuel, born 1748 - died 1832 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by De Wilde. Engraved by C. Turner. Mr. Emery as Tyke in the School of Reform. London Published June 14th 1808 by C. Turner 50, Warren Street, Fitzroy Square.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 55.6 cm, Width: 40 cm

Descriptive line

Print, whole-length portrait of John Emery in the character of Tyke in the 'School of Reform'. Mezzotint by Charles Turner after Samuel De Wilde, 1808.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Statue; Actor

Categories

Portraits; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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