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Doctor Kitchiner, Author of the Cook's Oracle, Art of Prolonging Life &c.

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    01/09/1827 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (engraver)
    Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (publisher)
    Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Museum number:

    22876

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Print, whole-length portrait of a man, turned to left and holding a book in his left hand; in the right background is a piano, on which are books and music; on the left is a telescope and a stuffed tiger with a coat and hat lying on it.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

01/09/1827 (published)

Artist/maker

Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (engraver)
Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (publisher)
Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted & Engraved by C. Turner, Engraver in Ordinary to His Majesty. Doctor Kitchiner, Author of the Cook's Oracle, Art of Prolonging Life &c. &c. &c. London, Published Septr. 1, 1827, by Mr. Turner, 50, Warren Street, Fitzroy Square and Mr. Jennings, Bookseller, Poultry.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 51.3 cm, Width: 35.9 cm

Descriptive line

Print, whole-length portrait of William Kitchiner, mezzotint by Charles Turner after his own painting, 1827.

Production Note

Open letter proof

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Tiger; Author; Piano; Man

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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