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His Royal Highness William Augustus Duke of Cumberland

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1760s (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Spooner, Charles (engraver)
    Sayer, Robert, born 1724 - died 1794 (publisher)
    Reynolds, Joshua (Sir), born 1723 - died 1792 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Museum number:

    21934

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 10, box A

Physical description

Head and shoulders portrait, to front and looking to left; wearing military uniform, with hair tied back in a bow.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1760s (published)

Artist/maker

Spooner, Charles (engraver)
Sayer, Robert, born 1724 - died 1794 (publisher)
Reynolds, Joshua (Sir), born 1723 - died 1792 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'J. Reynolds pinxt. Chas. Spooner fecit. His Royal Highness William Augustus Duke of Cumberland. London, Printed for Robt. Sayer, at the Golden Buck near Serjeants Inn Fleet Street. Price 5s.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 51.3 cm, Width: 35.8 cm

Descriptive line

Head and shoulders portrait of William Augustus Duke of Cumberland. Mezzotint by Charles Spooner after Joshua Reynold, 1760s.

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

Smith, John Chaloner. British Mezzotinto Portraits. London: Henry Sotheran & Co., 1883. Vol. 3, p.1338.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Duke; Uniform

Categories

Portraits; Prints; Royalty

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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