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The Lord Chancellor Cottenham

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    25/03/1842 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ryall, Henry Thomas, born 1811 - died 1867 (engraver)
    Moon, Francis Graham (Sir), born 1796 - died 1871 (publisher)
    Leslie, Charles Robert (R.A.), born 1794 - died 1859 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mixed mezzotin and engraving on paper

  • Museum number:

    22831

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 10

Physical description

Whole-length portrait, to left, looking to front and wearing Chancellor's robes. On the table to the left is a mace and bag.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

25/03/1842 (published)

Artist/maker

Ryall, Henry Thomas, born 1811 - died 1867 (engraver)
Moon, Francis Graham (Sir), born 1796 - died 1871 (publisher)
Leslie, Charles Robert (R.A.), born 1794 - died 1859 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mixed mezzotin and engraving on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by C. R. Leslie, R.A. London, Published Mar. 25 1842, by F. G. Moon, Printseller to Her Majesty & H.R.H. the Duchess of Kent, 20, Threadneedle Street. Engraved by H.T. Ryall. Historical Engraver to the Queen. The Lord Chancellor Cottenham. Engraved from the Original Picture in the possession of William Russel Esqre. Accountant General, To whom this Plate is respectfully dedicated by his obedient servant Fras. Grahm. Moon.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 56.2 cm cut, Width: 42.5 cm cut

Descriptive line

Portrait of Charles Christopher Pepys, 1st earl of Cottenham, standing in Chancellor's robes. Mixed mezzotint by H. T. Ryall, after Charles Robert Leslie, 1842.

Production Note

Attribution note: Open letter proof

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving; Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Chancellor; Robes; Mace

Categories

Portraits; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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