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The Right Honble Charles James Fox

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    13/10/1806 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Reynolds, Samuel William the elder, born 1773 - died 1835 (engraver)
    Reynolds, Samuel William the elder, born 1773 - died 1835 (publisher)
    Smith, John Raphael, born 1752 - died 1812 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Museum number:

    22084

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 14

Physical description

Whole-length, slightly to right, seated in a chair and looking to front; holding spectacles in left hand, which is resting on a table with papers, books and an inkstand; landscape in background; papers and book on the ground.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

13/10/1806 (published)

Artist/maker

Reynolds, Samuel William the elder, born 1773 - died 1835 (engraver)
Reynolds, Samuel William the elder, born 1773 - died 1835 (publisher)
Smith, John Raphael, born 1752 - died 1812 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by J.R. Smith. Engraved by S.W. Reynolds. The Right Honble Charles James Fox, Died Septr. 23. 1806. London, Published Octr. 13 1806, S.W. Reynolds, No 17, Poland Street.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 70 cm cut, Width: 49.6 cm cut

Descriptive line

Print, whole-length portrait of Charles James Fox seated in a chair. Mezzotint by Samuel William Reynolds after John Raphael Smith, 1806.

Production Note

Attribution note: Open letter proof

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Politician; Inkstand; Spectacles; Table; Books

Categories

Portraits; Prints; Politics

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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