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The Right Honble. Edmund Burke

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    10/12/1790 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Jones, John (engraver)
    Jones, John (publisher)
    Romney, George, born 1734 - died 1802 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Museum number:

    22111

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 6, box A

Physical description

Portrait, half-length in a rectangular border, to right, hair curled. The four top buttons of the sitter's shirt are unbuttoned.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

10/12/1790 (published)

Artist/maker

Jones, John (engraver)
Jones, John (publisher)
Romney, George, born 1734 - died 1802 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by G. Romney Engraved by J. Jones Principal Engraver to H.R.H. the Duke of York The Right Honble. Edmund Burke. London Published as the Act directs, Decr. 10 1790, by J. Jones, No.75 Great Portland Street.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 54.9 cm cut to, Width: 39.3 cm cut to

Descriptive line

Portrait, half-length, of Edmund Burke. Mezzotint by John Jones after George Romney, 1790.

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

Smith, John Chaloner. British Mezzotinto Portraits. London: Henry Sotheran & Co., 1883. Vol. 3, p. 744.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Politician

Categories

Portraits; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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