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H Beard Print Collection

Print
27 April 1829 (published)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Head and torso portrait of Mr. De Begnis. Accompanied by caption: 'This portrait, made on the occasion of his being appointed director and instructor of the pupils of the Royal Academy of Music for the dramatical department , in which they met with the most brilliant success at the English Opera House Decr. 8, 1828, is most respectfully dedicated to the most noble commitee, by their most humble & devoted servant W. Sams.'

Object details

Categories
Object type
TitleH Beard Print Collection (named collection)
Materials and techniques
lithograph
Brief description
Head and torso portrait of Mr. De Begnis, Harry Beard Collection.
Physical description
Head and torso portrait of Mr. De Begnis. Print mounted on card.
Dimensions
  • Print size height: 32.9cm
  • Print size width: 24.7cm
  • Total including mount height: 53.4cm
  • Total including mount width: 36.6cm
Credit line
Harry R. Beard Collection, given by Isobel Beard
Subject depicted
Summary
Head and torso portrait of Mr. De Begnis. Accompanied by caption: 'This portrait, made on the occasion of his being appointed director and instructor of the pupils of the Royal Academy of Music for the dramatical department , in which they met with the most brilliant success at the English Opera House Decr. 8, 1828, is most respectfully dedicated to the most noble commitee, by their most humble & devoted servant W. Sams.'
Other number
F.123-27 - H Beard collection numbering
Collection
Accession number
S.2794-2009

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Record createdSeptember 25, 2009
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