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The Right Honble. Lord George Bentinck M.P.

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    05/02/1849 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Reynolds, Samuel William the elder, born 1773 - died 1835 (engraver)
    Lane, Samuel, born 1780 - died 1859 (artist)
    Brooker & Harrison (printer)
    Paul & Dominic Colnaghi & Co. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Museum number:

    21958

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 4, box A

Physical description

Three-quarter-length portrait, standing, turned to left and looking to right. The sitter's right hand is resting on papers on a table with an inkstand; in his left hand he holds a roll of papers. In the left background is the base of a column.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

05/02/1849 (published)

Artist/maker

Reynolds, Samuel William the elder, born 1773 - died 1835 (engraver)
Lane, Samuel, born 1780 - died 1859 (artist)
Brooker & Harrison (printer)
Paul & Dominic Colnaghi & Co. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by Samuel Lane Engraved by Samuel W. Reynolds The Right Honble. Lord George Bentinck M.P. Printed by Brooker & Harrison Published Feby. 5th 1848 at 12 & 14 Pall Mall East by Paul & Dominic Colnaghi & Co. Ancient & Modern Print Warehouse, Publishers to Her Majesty.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 57.6 cm cut to, Width: 44.7 cm cut to

Descriptive line

Three-quarter-length portrait of William George Frederic Cavendish Bentinck. Mezzotint by Samuel William Reynolds after Samuel Lane, 1849.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Politician; Column; Table

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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