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Caroline, Dutchess of Marlborough and her Daughter Lady Caroline Spencer

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1839,1012.29

  • Title (object)

    • Caroline, Dutchess of Marlborough and her Daughter Lady Caroline Spencer
  • Description

    Portrait after Reynolds (Mannings 1659); seated three-quarter length in profile to right holding her daughter, her arms outstretched, above her lap, head turned to face front; pillars and landscape behind; state before plate retouched and number added. 1768
    Mezzotint

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1768
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 346 millimetres
    • Width: 250 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title and production detail: "J. Reynolds Pinxt.", "H. Fowler fecit", with publication line: "Publish'd according to Act of Parliament 20th Apr. 1768."
  • Curator's comments

    H. Fowler is possibly another alias of Richard Purcell. See Chaloner Smith, p.515.

  • Bibliography

    • Chaloner Smith 1883 [1].I (Fowler) bibliographic details
    • Goodwin 56.I bibliographic details
    • Hamilton 1884 p.117.I bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British Masters Portfolio)

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1839

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1839,1012.29

Portrait after Reynolds (Mannings 1659); seated three-quarter length in profile to right holding her daughter, her arms outstretched, above her lap, head turned to face front; pillars and landscape behind; state before plate retouched and number added.  1768  Mezzotint

Portrait after Reynolds (Mannings 1659); seated three-quarter length in profile to right holding her daughter, her arms outstretched, above her lap, head turned to face front; pillars and landscape behind; state before plate retouched and number added. 1768 Mezzotint

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