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The Revd. Andrew Bell

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    29/01/1813 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (engraver)
    Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (publisher)
    Owen, William, born 1769 - died 1825 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Museum number:

    22956

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Three-quarter-length portrait, seated, turned to left and looking to front; holding a sheet of paper with both hands and resting right arm on a table with books. The sitter is wearing spectacles, a rochet, chimere and bands.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

29/01/1813 (published)

Artist/maker

Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (engraver)
Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (publisher)
Owen, William, born 1769 - died 1825 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by W. Owen Esqr. R.A. Portrait Painter to H.R.H. the Prince Regent. Engraved by C. Turner, Warren Street, Fitzroy Square. The Revd. Andrew Bell, D.D. LLD. F.A. S.S. F.R.S. Ed. Master of Sherburn Hospital, Durham. Taken from a Portrait in possession of the National Society for education of the Poor in the principles of the Church of England on the Madras System, and engraved at the request of the original Pupils of the Egmore Asylum. London, Published for the Proprietor Jany. 29 1813 by C. Turner, 50 Warren Street, Fitzroy Square.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 63.3 cm cut to, Width: 47.7 cm cut to

Descriptive line

Three-quarter-length portrait of the Reverend Andrew Bell, seated and wearing robes. Mezzotint on paper by Charles Turner after William Owen, 1813.

Production Note

Attribution note: Open letter proof

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Chimere; Spectacles; Rochet; Robes

Categories

Portraits; Prints; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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