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John Bannister Esqr.

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    01/05/1829 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Clint, George, born 1770 - died 1854 (engraver)
    Clint, George, born 1770 - died 1854 (publisher)
    Clint, George, born 1770 - died 1854 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Museum number:

    24672

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Three-quarter-length, seated in an armchair, facing to front. The sitter is holding a cane in his left hand and a hat in the right.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

01/05/1829 (published)

Artist/maker

Clint, George, born 1770 - died 1854 (engraver)
Clint, George, born 1770 - died 1854 (publisher)
Clint, George, born 1770 - died 1854 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted and Engraved by Geo. Clint A.R.A. John Bannister Esqe. late Comedian. From a Picture in the possession of T. Griffiths Esqr. London, Published May 1st 1829 by Geo. Clint, 83 Gower Street.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 61.1 cm cut to, Width: 44.7 cm cut to

Descriptive line

Three-quarter-length portrait of John Bannister, actor and comedian, seated in an armchair. Mezzotint by George Clint after his own painting, 1829.

Production Note

Attribution note: Open letter proof.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Cane; Hat; Armchair

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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