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Oliver Cromwell

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    late 18th century-early 19th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (engraver)
    Faithorne, William (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Museum number:

    22500

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Whole-length portrait, to front, wearing armour, standing between two pillars and surrounded by emblematical figures - one of which is the figure of Fame blowing a trumpet. The sitter is holding a sword in his right hand and an open book in his left.

Place of Origin

London (printed)

Date

late 18th century-early 19th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (engraver)
Faithorne, William (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Dimensions

Height: 39.4 cm, Width: 26.5 cm

Descriptive line

Portrait, whole-length of Oliver Cromwell surrouned by emblematical figures. Mezzotint by Charles Turner after William Faithorne, late 18th-early 19th century.

Production Note

This print is a copy of an earlier engraving by William Faithorne (ca.1616-1691).

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Sword; Pillars; Armour

Categories

Portraits; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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