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Sir William Blizard Knt.

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    01/03/1810 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Reynolds, Samuel William the elder, born 1773 - died 1835 (engraver)
    Boydell, John, born 1719 - died 1804 (publisher)
    Opie, John R.A., born 1761 - died 1807 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Museum number:

    25704

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Three-quarter-length portrait, seated, turned slightly to tight and looking to left. The sitter is wearing robes and holding a paper in his left hand, with the right resting on the arm of a chair.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

01/03/1810 (published)

Artist/maker

Reynolds, Samuel William the elder, born 1773 - died 1835 (engraver)
Boydell, John, born 1719 - died 1804 (publisher)
Opie, John R.A., born 1761 - died 1807 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Engraved by S.W. Reynolds, 47 Poland Street. London, Published 1805. Sir William Blizard Knt. F.R.S. &c. Professor of Anatomy & Surgery to the Royal College of Surgeons, and senior surgeon of the London Hospital, From the original Picture by John Opie, R.A. Painted for and in the Possession of Samuel Jackson Esqr. F.R.S. & A.S. Published (for the benifit [sic] of the London Hospital) March 1 1810 by Boydell & Compy. Cheapside, London.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 53.5 cm cut to, Width: 39.5 cm cut to

Descriptive line

Three-quarter-length portrait of Sir William Blizard, seated. Mezzotint by Samuel William Reynolds after John Opie, 1810.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Surgeon; Robes

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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