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General Lord William Cavendish Bentinck, G.C.B. Late Governor General of India

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    October 1838 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Phillips, George Henry (engraver)
    Phillips, Thomas R.A., born 1770 - died 1845 (artist)
    Hodgson & Graves (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Museum number:

    24619

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 4, box A

Physical description

Whole-length, standing to front and looking to right; left arm at side and resting on a sword; right hand on a piece of paper placed on a table, on which is a hat with feathers. The sitter is wearing military uniform and the sash and star of the Order of the Garter. In the left background is the base of a column.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

October 1838 (published)

Artist/maker

Phillips, George Henry (engraver)
Phillips, Thomas R.A., born 1770 - died 1845 (artist)
Hodgson & Graves (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by Thos. Phillips, R.A. Engraved by George H. Phillips. General Lord William Cavendish Bentinck, G.C.B. Late Governor General of India. From a Picture by Thos. Phillips Esqr. R.A. painted for the Town Hall at Madras. London, Published by Hodgson & Graves Her Majesty's Publishers, 6 Pall Mall, Oct. 2[?] 1858'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 72.4 cm cut to, Width: 47.5 cm cut to

Descriptive line

Whole-length portrait of Lord William Henry Cavendish Bentinck in military uniform. Mezzotint by George Henry Phillips after Thomas Phillips, 1838.

Production Note

Attribution note: Open letter proof

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Garter star; Governor; Sword; Sash; Hat; Column; Feathers

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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