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Professor Buckland

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    20/05/1833 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cousins, Samuel RA, born 1801 - died 1887 (engraver)
    Phillips, Thomas R.A., born 1770 - died 1845 (artist)
    Molteno & Graves (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on laid paper

  • Museum number:

    21943

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Half-length to front, standing, looking to left. The sitter is holding the head of a prehistoric animal in both hands. There is a chart on the wall behind and fossils on a table to the right.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

20/05/1833 (published)

Artist/maker

Cousins, Samuel RA, born 1801 - died 1887 (engraver)
Phillips, Thomas R.A., born 1770 - died 1845 (artist)
Molteno & Graves (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on laid paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by Thomas Phillips Esqre. R.A. Engraved by Samuel Cousins. London, Published May 20th 1833, by Molteno & Graves, 20 Pall Mall.'
Lettered

'Professor Buckland'
Inscribed in pencil

Dimensions

Height: 48.4 cm cut to, Width: 38.2 cm cut to

Descriptive line

Half-length portrait of William Buckland, standing. Mezzotint by Samuel Cousins after Thomas Phillips, 1833.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Fossil; Geologist; Chart

Categories

Portraits; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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