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The Rt. Hon. Lady Anne Beckett

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1876,1209.40

  • Title (object)

    • The Rt. Hon. Lady Anne Beckett
  • Description

    Portrait after Mee, seated almost tree quarter-length to left, looking to front with her hands in her lap, wearing dress with lace frilled trimmed and a string of pearls, her hair styled in a plait; frame surrounding; number 58 from the series of the female nobility in 'La Belle Assembleé'; proof. 1829
    Stipple, etching and engraving on chine collé

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1829
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 208 millimetres
    • Width: 160 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with title, production detail: "Engraved by Thomson, from an original Miniature by Mrs Mee", publication line: "The 58th of the Series of the Female Nobility Published by Whittaker & Co in La Belle Assembleé (new series) No. 53 for Oct 1829, The Proofs by Mr Colnaghi, 23, Cockspur Street" and at right: "Proof"
  • Curator's comments

    See also 1876,1209.39, a variation on the plate for the same publication.

  • Bibliography

    • O'Donoghue 1908-25 1 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British Masters Portfolio)

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1876

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1876,1209.40

Portrait after Mee, seated almost tree quarter-length to left, looking to front with her hands in her lap, wearing dress with lace frilled trimmed and a string of pearls, her hair styled in a plait; frame surrounding; number 58 from the series of the female nobility in 'La Belle Assembleé'; proof.  1829  Stipple, etching and engraving on chine collé

Recto

Portrait after Mee, seated almost tree quarter-length to left, looking to front with her hands in her lap, wearing dress with lace frilled trimmed and a string of pearls, her hair styled in a plait; frame surrounding; number 58 from the series of the female nobility in 'La Belle Assembleé'; proof. 1829 Stipple, etching and engraving on chine collé

Reproduced by permission of the artist. © The Trustees of the British Museum

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