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Sir Richard Blackmore Kt.

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1st quarter 18th century (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    White, George (engraver)
    Sympson, Samuel (publisher)
    Vanderbank, John the elder (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on laid paper on laid paper

  • Museum number:

    22690

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 5

Physical description

Half-length portrait in an oval border, turned to left and looking to front. The sitter is wearing a neck cloth and a long wig.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1st quarter 18th century (published)

Artist/maker

White, George (engraver)
Sympson, Samuel (publisher)
Vanderbank, John the elder (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on laid paper on laid paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Sir Richard Blackmore Kt. J. Vanderbank pinx. Sold by Saml. Sympson in ye Strand near Catherine Street. G. White fec & exc.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 34.4 cm, Width: 24.6 cm

Descriptive line

Half-length portrait of Sir Richard Blackmore in an oval border. Mezzotint by George White after John Vanderbank the elder, first quarter of 18th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Smith, John Chaloner. British Mezzotinto Portraits. London: Henry Sotheran & Co., 1883. Vol. 4, p. 1573.

Materials

Laid paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Wig

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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