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John Gibson Lockhart Esqr.

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    31/01/1856 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Faed, James the elder, born 1821 - died 1911 (engraver)
    Grant, Francis RA (Sir), born 1803 - died 1878 (artist)
    Henry Graves & Company (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mixed mezzotint

  • Museum number:

    23001

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 21, box A

Physical description

Print, half-length portrait of a man, his hands together, turned slightly to the left and looking to right. On the left are bookshelves.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

31/01/1856 (published)

Artist/maker

Faed, James the elder, born 1821 - died 1911 (engraver)
Grant, Francis RA (Sir), born 1803 - died 1878 (artist)
Henry Graves & Company (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Mixed mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by F. Grant, R.A. London, Published Jany. 31st. 1856 by Henry Graves & Compy. Printsellers to the Queen, 6 Pall Mall. Engraved by James Faed. John Gibson Lockhart Esqr. Engraved from the Picture in Abbotsford.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 40.3 cm, Width: 32.9 cm

Descriptive line

Print, half-length portrait of John Gibson Lockhart, mixed mezzotint by James Faed after Sir Francis Grant, 1856.

Production Note

Open letter proof (?).

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Writer

Categories

Portraits; Prints; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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