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The Right Honble Lord Stanley M.P.

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    01/01/1842 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cousins, Henry (engraver)
    Briggs, Henry Perronet RA, born 1791 - died 1844 (artist)
    Colnaghi & Co. (publisher)
    Zanetti & Agnew (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Museum number:

    29752H

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 11

Physical description

Three-quarter length portrait, to front and looking to left; resting right hand on a table with papers and an inkstand; holding spectacles on a ribbon in left hand; base of a column in right background.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

01/01/1842 (published)

Artist/maker

Cousins, Henry (engraver)
Briggs, Henry Perronet RA, born 1791 - died 1844 (artist)
Colnaghi & Co. (publisher)
Zanetti & Agnew (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by H. P. Briggs R.A. Manchester, Published By Thomas Agnew Repository of Arts, Exchange St. Jany 1. 1842. Engraved by Henry Cousins. The Right Honble Lord Stanley M.P. London, Published By Messrs. Colnaghi & Puckle, Printsellers To The Queen, Cockspur St. Charing Cross, Jany 1, 1842.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 62.3 cm cut, Width: 49 cm cut

Descriptive line

Three-quarter length portrait of Edward George Geoffrey Smith Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby. Mezzotint on paper by Henry Cousins after Henry Perronet Briggs, 1842.

Production Note

Attribution note: Proof with skeleton letters

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Spectacles; Table; Politician; Column; Minister

Categories

Portraits; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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