[Sir Anthony Shirley, ambassador from the Schah of Persia] [graphic].

Creator:
Brown, Joseph, 1809-1887, printmaker.
Physical Description:
1 print : stipple engraving and etching on chine collé ; plate mark 29 x 20.3 cm, on sheet 32.3 x 23.3 cm
Notes:
Title from lettered state.
Title on lettered misidentifies the sitter, Sir Robert Shirley, as his brother Sir Anthony Shirley; see Catalogue of engraved British portraits.
Artists and printmaker from statements of responsibility on lettered state: From a miniature by P. Oliver formerly in the Strawberry Hill collection ... ; G.P. Harding, F.S.A. del. ; Joseph Brown sculp.
Proof before letters. For a later proof state before title was added but with imprint statement and artist and printmaker signatures present, see British Museum online catalogue, registration no.: 1980,U.635.
Publication information based on later state with the imprint "Published August 1st, 1846, by G.P. Harding, Hercules Buildings, Lambeth." Cf. Lewis Walpole Library call no.: SH Contents B877 no. 3.
Proof state of a plate from: Harding, G.P. Ancient historical pictures. [London] : G. Witt, printer, Earl's Court, Soho, [1844]-1849.
Abstract:
"Portrait of Sir Robert Shirley, bust directed to the right but looking at the viewer, wearing turban, in oval frame on rectangle."--British Museum online catalogue, description of a later state.
Topics:
Harding, G. P. (George Perfect), 1780-1853, artist, publisher.
Oliver, Peter, 1594-1648, artist.
Sherley, Robert,--Sir,--1581?-1628--Portraits.
Strawberry Hill (Twickenham, London, England)--Art collections.
Walpole, Horace--1717-1797--Art collections.
Language:
English
Genre:
Chine collé prints--England--1846.
Etchings--England--London--1846.
Portrait prints--England--1846.
Proofs before letters.
Stipple engravings--England--London--1846.
Format:
Image
Rights:
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Call Number:
SH Contents
B877
no. 2
SH Contents B877 no. 2 Box 100
Orbis Record:
12970143
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
LEWIS WALPOLE LIBRARY, Prints and Drawings
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr35011
Citation:
Catalogue of engraved British portraits preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum, v. 4, page 90
OID:
16229221
PID:
digcoll:4083653