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His Grace George, Duke of Gordon

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    01/09/1836 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lucas, John, born 1807 - died 1874 (engraver)
    Boys, Thomas (publisher)
    Sanders, George, born 1774 - died 1846 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Museum number:

    22984

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 15, box A

Physical description

Three-quarter length portrait of George, Duke of Gordon, in Highland dress, turned to right, looking to left and standing in a landscape. The sitter is holding a horn in his right hand.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

01/09/1836 (published)

Artist/maker

Lucas, John, born 1807 - died 1874 (engraver)
Boys, Thomas (publisher)
Sanders, George, born 1774 - died 1846 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by George Sanders. Engraved by John Lucas. To Her Grace the Duchess of Gordon, this Portrait of his Grace George, Duke of Gordon, G.C.B. &c. &c. &c. From the original picture in the possession of Her Grace is by special permission respectfully dedicated by her most obedient humble servant Thomas Boys. London, Published Septr. 1, 1836, by Thomas Boys, Printseller to the King, XI, Golden Square.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 58.4 cm sheet cut, Width: 44 cm sheet cut

Descriptive line

Print, three-quarter length portrait of George, 5th Duke of Gordon. Mezzotint by John Lucas after George Sanders, 1836.

Production Note

Open letter proof.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Duke; Horn; Landscape

Categories

Portraits; Prints; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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