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Isambard K. Brunel, Esq.

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    15/03/1858 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cousins, Henry (engraver)
    Graves, Henry, born 1806 - died 1892 (publisher)
    John Callcott Horsley, born 1817 - died 1903 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mixed mezzotint on paper

  • Museum number:

    22961

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 6

Physical description

Portrait, half-length, to left, looking to front, seated and leaning forward on a writing table, holding a pencil in right hand.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

15/03/1858 (published)

Artist/maker

Cousins, Henry (engraver)
Graves, Henry, born 1806 - died 1892 (publisher)
John Callcott Horsley, born 1817 - died 1903 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mixed mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by J.C. Horsley, A.R.A. London, Published by Henry Graves & Compy. March 15th 1858, Printsellers to the Queen - 6 Pall Mall Engraved by Henry Cousins Isambard K. Brunel, Esq. F.R.S. &c. &c. Engraved by Mr. H. Cousins from the original in his own possession.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 55.4 cm cut, Width: 42 cm cut

Descriptive line

Portrait of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, seated at a writing table. Mezzotint by Henry Cousins after John Callcott Horsely, 1858.

Production Note

Attribution note: Open letter proof.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Man; Engineer; Desk

Categories

Portraits; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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