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His Royal Highness William Frederick Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh, &.c. &c.

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    02/01/1826 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Say, William, born 1768 - died 1834 (engraver)
    Watson, J. (publisher)
    Beechey, William RA (Sir), born 1753 - died 1839 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Museum number:

    21906

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 15, box A

Physical description

Three-quarter length portrait of William Frederick, Duke of Gloucester, wearing Garter robes; directed to front, looking to right,and holding a glove in his right hand.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

02/01/1826 (published)

Artist/maker

Say, William, born 1768 - died 1834 (engraver)
Watson, J. (publisher)
Beechey, William RA (Sir), born 1753 - died 1839 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by Sir Willm. Beechey, R.A. Portrait Painter to Her late Majesty Queen Charlotte. Engraved by Willm. Say, Engraver to H.R.H. the Duke of Gloucester, 9, Mortimer Street, Cavendish Square. His Royal Highness William Frederick Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh, &.c. &c. London, Published Jany. 2nd 1826, for the Proprietor by J. Watson, Vere Street.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 57.4 cm sheet cut, Width: 41.4 cm sheet cut

Descriptive line

Print, three-quarter length portrait of William Frederick, Duke of Gloucester. Mezzotint by William Say after William Beechey, 1826.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Duke

Categories

Royalty; Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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