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Letitia Elizabeth Landon

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)
    Paris (published)

  • Date:

    1838 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Finden, Edward Francis, born 1791 - died 1857 (engraver)
    Maclise, Daniel RA, born 1806 - died 1870 (artist)
    Fisher, Son & Co. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stipple engraving

  • Museum number:

    22518

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 20, box A

Physical description

Print, three-quarter length portrait of a woman, turned to front, her left hand slightly extended; facsimile signature and subscription below. The sitter is wearing a high bow of a ribbon on her head and a white dress with broad sash and buckle.

Place of Origin

London (published)
Paris (published)

Date

1838 (published)

Artist/maker

Finden, Edward Francis, born 1791 - died 1857 (engraver)
Maclise, Daniel RA, born 1806 - died 1870 (artist)
Fisher, Son & Co. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Stipple engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'Drawn by D. Maclise Engraved by E. Finden L.E.L. Fisher, Son & Co. Newgate St. London, & Quai De l'Ecole, Paris'
Lettered

'yours most truly L.E.L. Cape Coast Castle. October 12'
Facsimile signature

Dimensions

Height: 51 cm, Width: 41.9 cm

Descriptive line

Print, three-quarter length portrait of Letitia Elizabeth Landon, stipple engraving by Edward Francis Finden after Daniel Maclise, 1838.

Techniques

Stipple engraving

Subjects depicted

Poet; Writer; Woman; Author

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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