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Portrait drawing - Sir William Jackson Hooker (1785-1865)
  • Sir William Jackson Hooker (1785-1865)
    Cotman, John Sell, born 1782 - died 1842
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Sir William Jackson Hooker (1785-1865)

  • Object:

    Portrait drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1812 (made)
    1819 (collected)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cotman, John Sell, born 1782 - died 1842 (artist)
    Turner, Dawson, born 1775 - died 1858 (collector)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.1113-1927

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 94, shelf D, box 1

Physical description

Portrait in pencil depicting Sir William Jackson Hooker (1785-1865), who married Maria, the daughter of Dawson Turner F.R.S, in 1815. Inscribed with sitter's name and signed by the artist.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1812 (made)
1819 (collected)

Artist/maker

Cotman, John Sell, born 1782 - died 1842 (artist)
Turner, Dawson, born 1775 - died 1858 (collector)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil on paper

Dimensions

Height: 9.375 in, Width: 7 in, Height: 14.75 in volume, Width: 11.75 in

Object history note

This was No. 20 of a 'Collection of Original Portraits, 1819', formed by Dawson Turner. The volumes containing the portraits are described and indexed under 'Turner, Dawson'. An etching by Mrs Dawson Turner, dated 1813, was made after this drawing with the number 29831.171.

Descriptive line

John Sell Cotman. Sir William Jackson Hooker (1785-1865), Director of Kew Gardens. Great Britain, 1812.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1927, London: Board of Education, 1928.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1927, London: Board of Education, 1928.

Materials

Pencil

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Portraits

Categories

Portraits; Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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