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The Right Reverend C. J. Blomfield, D.D. Lord Bishop of Chester

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    May 1827 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ward, James, born 1769 - died 1859 (engraver)
    Stocking, C. (publisher)
    Lane, Samuel, born 1780 - died 1859 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Museum number:

    23134

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Three-quarter-length portrait, seated, turned slightly to right and looking to left, holding a roll of papers in left hand. The sitter is wearing his bishop's robes and a wig. To the left is a table with a book lettered on the spine: 'Biblior Comp.' In the right background is an archway.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

May 1827 (published)

Artist/maker

Ward, James, born 1769 - died 1859 (engraver)
Stocking, C. (publisher)
Lane, Samuel, born 1780 - died 1859 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by Samuel Lane Esqr. Engraved by Wm. Ward Engraver to H.R.H. the Duke of Clarence 12 Mornington Place, Hampstead Road. The Right Reverend C. J. Blomfield, D.D. Lord Bishop of Chester. London, Published May 1827 by C. Stocking 3 Paternoster Row.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 60.9 cm cut to, Width: 43.8 cm cut to

Descriptive line

Three-quarter-length portrait of Charles James Blomfield in bishop's robes. Mezzotint by William Ward after Samuel Lane, 1827.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Chimere; Bishop; Rochet

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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