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The Honble. Sir John Bayley Knt.

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    02/03/1828 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Say, William, born 1768 - died 1834 (engraver)
    Cribb, Robert (publisher)
    Russell, William, born 1780 - died 1870 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Museum number:

    25767

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 3, box A

Physical description

Half-length portrait, seated, turned slightly to right and looking to front. The sitter is wearing a judge's wig and robes, resting his right hand on a book which rests on his right knee and resting his left hand on a table.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

02/03/1828 (published)

Artist/maker

Say, William, born 1768 - died 1834 (engraver)
Cribb, Robert (publisher)
Russell, William, born 1780 - died 1870 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by Russell Engraved by W. Say Engraver to H.R.H. the Duke of Gloucester, 92 Norton Street. The Honble. Sir John Bayley Knt. One of the Judges of His Majesty's Court of the King;s Bench Proof London, Published March 2nd 1828 by R. Cribb & Son 288 Holborn.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 68.8 cm approx., Width: 49.2 cm approx.

Descriptive line

Half-length portrait of Sir John Bayley in judge's robes. Mezzotint on paper by William Say after William Russell, 1828.

Production Note

Attribution note: Scratched letter proof

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Judge; Wig; Robes

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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