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Henry Brandon, 2nd Duke of Suffolk

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    26/03/1798 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bartolozzi, Francesco (R.A.), born 1727 - died 1815 (engraver)
    Holbein, Hans II the younger, born 1497 - died 1543 (artist)
    Chamberlaine, John (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour stipple engraving, with additional colour by hand

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Guy Tristram Little

  • Museum number:

    E.1113-1963

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case K, shelf 7, box A

Physical description

Portrait of Henry Brandon, 2nd Duke of Suffolk, as a child. Brandon is shown three-quarter length, facing slightly right, leaning on a table.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

26/03/1798 (published)

Artist/maker

Bartolozzi, Francesco (R.A.), born 1727 - died 1815 (engraver)
Holbein, Hans II the younger, born 1497 - died 1543 (artist)
Chamberlaine, John (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Colour stipple engraving, with additional colour by hand

Marks and inscriptions

'Henry Eldest Son of Charles Brandon Duke of Suffolk'
'Holbien [sic] Pinxt. F. Bartolozzi Sculpt. Published as the Act directs March 26. 1798. by I. Chamberlaine Brompton Middlesex.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 17.8 cm, Width: 15.2 cm

Object history note

This engraving is taken from the miniature by Hans Holbein in the collection of H.M. The Queen. It is also plate 12 of Volume 2 of Imitations of Original Drawings by Hans Holbein, in the collection of his Majesty…, first published by John Chamberlaine, London, 1792.

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Henry Brandon, 2nd Duke of Suffolk. Colour stipple engraving, with additional colour by hand, by Francesco Bartolozzi after Hans Holbein, 1798.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1963 . London: HMSO, 1964.

Techniques

Stipple engraving; Hand-colouring

Subjects depicted

Duke; Child; Nobility

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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