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Mrs Cosway

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1875,0814.1409

  • Title (object)

    • Mrs Cosway
  • Description

    Portrait, after a self-portrait, seated three-quarter length, directed to left, within rectangular frame; with arms crossed, head turned to face front, wearing large hat and cross round her neck; horizon behind; after V&R Green's address altered to Percy Street. 1797
    Mezzotint

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1797
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 460 millimetres
    • Width: 335 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below the image with the title, and "Painted by Maria Cosway / Engraved by V. Green, Mezzotinto Engraver to his Majesty, and to the Elector Palatine. / Published July 1st. 1797, by V. & R. Green No 14, Percy Street, Bedford Square, London."
  • Bibliography

    • Whitman 1902 130.III bibliographic details
    • Chaloner Smith 1883 29 (state undescribed) bibliographic details
    • Russell 1926 29.III bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Imp)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1875

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1875,0814.1409

Portrait, after a self-portrait, seated three-quarter length, directed to left, within rectangular frame; with arms crossed, head turned to face front, wearing large hat and cross round her neck; horizon behind; after V&R Green's address altered to Percy Street. 1797  Mezzotint

Recto

Portrait, after a self-portrait, seated three-quarter length, directed to left, within rectangular frame; with arms crossed, head turned to face front, wearing large hat and cross round her neck; horizon behind; after V&R Green's address altered to Percy Street. 1797 Mezzotint

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