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The Right Reverend Horsley

24/07/1813 (published)
Place of origin

Print, three-quarter length portrait of Samuel Horsley seated at a table.

Object details

Object type
TitleThe Right Reverend Horsley (assigned by artist)
Materials and techniques
Mezzotint on paper
Brief description
Print, three-quarter length portrait of Samuel Horsley, mezzotint by James Green after Henry Meyer Hoppner, 1813.
Physical description
Print, three-quarter length portrait of Samuel Horsley seated at a table.
  • Sheet height: 55.1cm (cut)
  • Sheet width: 39.8cm (cut)
Measured by SH 09/09/2011
Content description
Portrait of a man, three-quarter length, turned to left and looking to front, seated and wearing a wig and robes, a star on his gown; in his right hand he holds a book; on the right a table with papers and inkstand.
Marks and inscriptions
'James Green pinxt. Henry Meyer sculpt. The Right Reverend Horsley, L.L.D. F.R.S. F.A.S. Lord Bishop of Rochester and Dean of Westminster and of the Most Honble Order of the Bath. London: Pubd. July 24, 1813 by Cribb & Son, 288 Holborn.' (Lettered)
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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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