- Museum number
- Object: John Mytton Esq..re on Sir Oliver
Portrait on horseback directed to right, wearing a top hat, looking towards the viewer, holding a whip and a horn, with hounds at his feet and Ned Evans on a grey horse wearing a round hat riding further off to right; trees behind; after William Webb; etched state. 1840
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Height: 552 millimetres (trimmed?)
Width: 665 millimetres (trimmed?)
- Curator's comments
- The Lennox-Boyd database describes two other states: (i) before the names of the hounds; (ii) with mezzotint ground added, the artists' names almost entirely worn and sitter's facsimile signature; (iv) republished, lettered 'John Mytton, Esquire, Halston, Salop. // From the original Picture in the possession [arms] of John Bishton Minor, Esq,,re Astley House. // To The Honourable [facsimile dedicatee signature] T Kenyon [engraved] Pradoe, Guardian of J.F.G. Mytton, Esq,,re / By his obliged and humble Servant // Painted by W. Webb. // Engraved by W. Giller. // London, Published July 7th,, 1847, by Rudolph Ackermann, at his Eclipse Sporting Gallery, 191, Regent Street. // William Smith.'
For a key, see 2010,7081.7480
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Acquired with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the Friends of the British Museum, the Art Fund, Mrs Charles Wrightsman, the Michael Marks Charitable Trust, and numerous individual donors.
- Prints and Drawings
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