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Lady Grammont.

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1765-1771 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    McArdell, James, born 1729 - died 1765 (engraver)
    Lely, Peter (Sir), born 1618 - died 1680 (artist)
    Ryland and Bryer (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Museum number:

    22240

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 16

Physical description

Portrait, three-quarter length, to front and seated; the sitter is holding a palm branch in her left hand, the right is placed on her breast; in the left background is the based of a column.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1765-1771 (published)

Artist/maker

McArdell, James, born 1729 - died 1765 (engraver)
Lely, Peter (Sir), born 1618 - died 1680 (artist)
Ryland and Bryer (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Lady Grammont. Done from the Original Picture, Painted by Sr. Peter Lely in the Royal Palace at Windsor. By James McArdell. Sold by E. Fisher at the Golden head in Leicester Square, & by Ryland and Bryer at the Kings Arms in Cornhill, London.'
Lettered

'PL'
Signed with monogram

Dimensions

Height: 56.5 cm sheet cut, Width: 40.7 cm sheet cut

Descriptive line

Print, three-quarter length portrait of Lady Grammont. Mezzotint by James McArdell after Sir Peter Lely, 1765-1771.

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

Smith, John Chaloner. British Mezzotinto Portraits. London: Henry Sotheran & Co., 1883. Vol. 2, p.868.

Production Note

3rd state

Materials

Material; Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Courtier; Palm

Categories

Portraits; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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