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Henry Danvers Earl of Danby

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    02/01/1775 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Green, Valentine, born 1739 - died 1813 (engraver)
    Boydell, Josiah, born 1752 - died 1817 (publisher)
    Anthony van Dyck, born 1599 - died 1641 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Museum number:

    24634

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 11

Physical description

Whole-length portrait, standing to left and looking to front; left hand on the hilt of a sword at his side, right on a table with a hat; wearing robes, ruff collar and a chain over his shoulders with a pendant of St. George.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

02/01/1775 (published)

Artist/maker

Green, Valentine, born 1739 - died 1813 (engraver)
Boydell, Josiah, born 1752 - died 1817 (publisher)
Anthony van Dyck, born 1599 - died 1641 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Van Dyke Pinxit. / Josiah Boydell delint. Val. Green fecit. / Engrar. to his Majesty Henry Danvers Earl of Danby, In the Marble Parlour at Houghton. Size of the picture 4F. 3I. by 7F. 3I. in height. Published Jany. 2d. 1775 by Josiah Boydell Engraver in Cheapside London.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 66.7 cm cut, Width: 43.9 cm cut

Descriptive line

Portrait, whole-length of Henry Danvers, earl of Danby, wearing robes. Mezzotint by Valentine Green after Anthony Van Dyck, 1775.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Smith, John Chaloner. British Mezzotinto Portraits. London: Henry Sotheran & Co., 1883. Vol. 2, p.547.

Production Note

This print was made after a drawing by Josiah Boydell, taken from the original portrait by Van Dyck.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Sword; Earl; Man; Ruff; Pendant

Categories

Portraits; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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