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The Right Honble. Admiral Lord Viscount Duncan when Victorious off Camperdown

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    01/05/1800 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Smith, John Raphael, born 1752 - died 1812 (engraver)
    Danloux, Henri-Pierre, born 1753 - died 1809 (publisher)
    Danloux, Henri-Pierre, born 1753 - died 1809 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Museum number:

    22086

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 12

Physical description

Whole-length portrait, looking to right, standing on the deck of a ship in the midst of battle and leaning against a cannon.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

01/05/1800 (published)

Artist/maker

Smith, John Raphael, born 1752 - died 1812 (engraver)
Danloux, Henri-Pierre, born 1753 - died 1809 (publisher)
Danloux, Henri-Pierre, born 1753 - died 1809 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by H. P. Danloux. Engraved by J. R. Smith, Engraver Extraordinary to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales. This Plate of The Right Honble. Admiral Lord Viscount Duncan when Victorious off Camperdown is by Permission, most humbly Dedicated to the Honble. Miss Jane Duncan, by her most obedient servant H. P. Danloux. London, Published by H. P. Danloux No.11 Charles Street, Middlesex Hospital, May 1 1800.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 74.9 cm mount, Width: 54.7 cm mount

Descriptive line

Print, whole-length portrait of Adam Duncan, Viscount Duncan, standing on the deck of a warship in the midst of battle. Mezzotint by John Raphael Smith after Henri-Pierre Danloux, 1800.

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

Smith, John Chaloner. British Mezzotinto Portraits. London: Henry Sotheran & Co., 1883. Vol. 3, p.1265.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

War; Cannon; Uniform; Warship; Admiral; Officer

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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