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Print - Matthew Liart (c.1736-c.1782), engraver

Matthew Liart (c.1736-c.1782), engraver

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1786-ca. 1837 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Audinet, Philip, born 1766 - died 1837 (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint engraving on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr. Brian Connors

  • Museum number:

    E.201-1965

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 100

Physical description

Mezzotint engraving, head and shoulders portrait of the engraver Matthew Liart (c.1736-c.1782), facing three-quarters right. Signed by the engraver Philip Audinet and inscribed in pencil with title and on the back with biographical notes. Engraved ca. 1786-ca. 1837.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1786-ca. 1837 (made)

Artist/maker

Audinet, Philip, born 1766 - died 1837 (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint engraving on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'P. Audinet'
Signed by the engraver

Inscribed in pencil with title

Inscribed on the back with biographical notes

Dimensions

Height: 15.5 cm, Width: 11.5 cm

Descriptive line

Mezzotint engraving, head and shoulders portrait of the engraver Matthew Liart (c.1736-c.1782), facing three-quarters right. Signed by the engraver Philip Audinet and inscribed in pencil with title and on the back with biographical notes. Engraved ca. 1786-ca. 1837.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1965 pub. HMSO 1966
Puetz, Anne. Liart, Matthew (c.1736–c.1782). In: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press, 2004. [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/16635, accessed 1 Feb 2010]
Graves, R. E. Audinet, Philip (1766–1837). Rev. Asia Haut. In: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press, 2004. [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/890, accessed 1 Feb 2010]

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Portrait

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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