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  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    1849 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Reynolds, Samuel William the elder, born 1773 - died 1835 (engraver)
    Lane, Samuel, born 1780 - died 1859 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Museum number:

    23762

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Three-quarter-length portrait, standing, turned to left and looking to right. The sitter's right hand is resting on papers on a table with an inkstand; in his left hand he holds a roll of papers. In the left background is the base of a column.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)

Date

1849 (printed)

Artist/maker

Reynolds, Samuel William the elder, born 1773 - died 1835 (engraver)
Lane, Samuel, born 1780 - died 1859 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Dimensions

Height: 60.4 cm cut to, Width: 45.3 cm cut to

Descriptive line

Three-quarter-length portrait of William George Frederic Cavendish Bentinck. Mezzotint by Samuel William Reynolds after Samuel Lane, 1849.

Production Note

Attribution note: Proof before letters

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Table; Column; Politician

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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