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His Excellency General the Marquis of Anglesey

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    08/10/1828 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (engraver)
    Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (publisher)
    Lawrence, Thomas PRA (Sir), born 1769 - died 1830 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on wove paper

  • Museum number:

    22107

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Whole-length portrait, standing, facing to front, wearing hussars' uniform and holding a busby in left hand. The sitter is decorated with various insignia, is wearing a sash and has a sword at his left side. The portrait is set against a stormy sky.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

08/10/1828 (published)

Artist/maker

Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (engraver)
Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (publisher)
Lawrence, Thomas PRA (Sir), born 1769 - died 1830 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on wove paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by Sir Thomas Lawrence, Principal Painter in Ordinary to His Majesty P.R.A. &c. &c. &c. Engraved by Charles Turner A.R.A. Mezzotinto Engraver in Ordinary to His Majesty &c. &c. To His Most Gracious Majesty This print of His Excellency General the Marquis of Anglesey, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland K.G. G.C.B. K.S.P. G.C.H. &c. &c. is by His Majesty's most gracious permission dedicated by His Majesty's most humble subject & servant C. Turner. London Published October 8 1828 by Mr. Turner, 50 Warren Street, Fitzroy Square.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 73.2 cm, Width: 45.9 cm

Descriptive line

Print, whole-length portrait of Henry William Paget, Marquess of Anglesey, in hussars' uniform. Mezzotint by Charles Turner after Sir Thomas Lawrence, 1828.

Production Note

Attribution note: Open letter proof

Materials

Wove paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Busby; Insignia; Sash; Officer; Sword; Uniform; Soldier

Categories

Portraits; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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