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William Pitt, Earl of Chatham

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    late 18th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sherwin, John Keyse, born 1751 - died 1790 (engraver)
    Brompton, Richard (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.3792-1922

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Three-quarter-length portrait, to right and looking to front; right hand on breast and gesturing with left; standing and wearing a wig and peers' robes. In the right background is the base of a column.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)

Date

late 18th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Sherwin, John Keyse, born 1751 - died 1790 (engraver)
Brompton, Richard (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Brompton Pinxt. J.R. Sherwin Sc. William Pitt, Earl of Chatham.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 60 cm, Width: 43.7 cm

Descriptive line

Portrait of William Pitt, 1st earl of Chatham, standing in peers' robes. Engraving by John Keyse Sherwin after Richard Brompton, late 18th century.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Robes; Statesman; Column; Politician; Minister

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Politics

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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