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Three proofs for Mrs Peel's portrait pasted on the same sheet: on the left with head, hair and hat outlined, and sky incomplete; at the centre with hair and hat added, background worked but hat feather's incomplete, the flower on the dress removed; on the right with feathers of the hat added and the flower on the dress redone.
Mrs Peel: Portrait of Julia, Lady Peel, after Lawrence (Garlick 638b); standing almost three-quarter length slightly to left, looking to front, wearing a fur-trimmed gown which she holds at the bust with her left hand, displaying a large jewelled bracelet and a black hat with feathers falling over either side of the brim; frontispiece to 'the Keepsake' (1829). c 1828-1829
Etching and engraving
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- 1828-1829 (circa)
Height: 105 millimetres (each image)
Width: 62 millimetres (each image)
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See 1838,0425.217 for comment.
Charles Heath usually hired other engravers as assistants and pupils working in his atelier, and doing part of the engraving. For this portrait of Lady Peel, Richard James Lane (1800-1872) did the drawing reduction from Lawrence's portrait to the engraved; Webb etched the fur and feathers; Joseph Goodyear (1797-1839) did the outline; James Henry Watt (1799-1867) did the engraving on the drapery and some of the background; Richard Rhodes (1765-1838) engraved the hat and hair; David Smith (fl 1825-1829) did the background and Charles Heath engraved the face and flesh.
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Associated Title: The Keepsake (1829)
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