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John Philpot Curran

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    27/07/1801 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Smith, John Raphael, born 1752 - died 1812 (engraver)
    Smith, John Raphael, born 1752 - died 1812 (publisher)
    Lawrence, Thomas PRA (Sir), born 1769 - died 1830 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by Thos. Medwin

  • Museum number:

    20559

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Half-length portrait, to front, eyes raised and looking to left; wearing a dark coat, buttoned.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

27/07/1801 (published)

Artist/maker

Smith, John Raphael, born 1752 - died 1812 (engraver)
Smith, John Raphael, born 1752 - died 1812 (publisher)
Lawrence, Thomas PRA (Sir), born 1769 - died 1830 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by T. Lawrence Esqr. R.A. Principal Painter to His Majesty Engraved by John Raphael Smith Engraver to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales John Philpot Curran, Esqr. London: Pub July 27, 1801, by I. R. Smith, 31, King Street, Covent Garden.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 46.7 cm, Width: 37.2 cm

Descriptive line

Print, half-length portrait of John Philpot Curran, mezzotint by John Raphael Smith after Thomas Lawrence, 1801.

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

Smith, John Chaloner. British Mezzotinto Portraits. London: Henry Sotheran & Co., 1883. Vol. 3, p.1262.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Lawyer; Politician

Categories

Portraits; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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