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Albert - Ernest

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    1851 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Maguire, Thomas Herbert, born 1821 - died 1895 (lithographer)
    Thorburn, Robert, born 1818 - died 1885 (artist)
    M. & N. Hanhart (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph on paper

  • Museum number:

    22179

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 1

Physical description

Double three-quarter-length portrait. Standing on the left, facing to front, right hand on chest and linking his left arm with his brother, is Albert. He is wearing Van Dyck costume, comprising of a doublet, lace collar and sleeves and a pendant around his neck, with the badge of the Order of the Garter. Ernest is standing on the right, turned slightly to left, looking to front, with his hand on hip. He is wearing armour, a pendant around his neck and a sword at his side. In his right hand he is holding a roll of paper.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)

Date

1851 (printed)

Artist/maker

Maguire, Thomas Herbert, born 1821 - died 1895 (lithographer)
Thorburn, Robert, born 1818 - died 1885 (artist)
M. & N. Hanhart (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'R. Thorburn M. & N. Hanhart. Impt. T. H. Maguire Albert. - Ernest. 1851'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 74.5 cm size in mount, Width: 53.5 cm size in mount

Descriptive line

Three-quarter-length portrait of Prince Albert and his brother Ernest, Duke of Saxe Coburg Gotha. Lithograph by Thomas Herbert Maguire after Robert Thorburn, 1851.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography

Subjects depicted

Sword; Pendant; Armour; Doublet; Princes

Categories

Portraits; Royalty; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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