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Eminent painters

Title
[Eminent painters] [graphic] / R. Smirke R.A. delt. ; R. Slann sculpt.
Publication
London : Published by R. Bowyer, Historic Gallery, Pall Mall, Sept. 1, 1803.
Physical Description
1 print : engraving ; sheet 48 x 33 cm
Medium
wove paper
Notes
Title from catalogue.
Sheet trimmed within plate mark.
Plate in: Bowyer, Robert, 1758-1834 Series of one hundred and ninety-six engravings, (in the line manner) by the first artists in the country, illustrative of the history of England. London : Printed for the proprietor, R. Bowyer, 80, Pall Mall; by T. Bensley, Bolt Court, Fleet Street, 1812. Plate [188]
Provenance
Gift of Francis B. Trowbridge to the Yale University Library, 1904. Transferred to Lewis Walpole Library, September 1965.
Summary
"Vignette to Bowyer's edition of Hume's 'History of England'; portrait medallions of Cooper, Sir Godfrey Kneller, Mrs Beale, Sir James Thornhill, Hogarth on a wall with Ephesian Artemis kneeling above, holding a veil over herself, watched by a painter kneeling in the left foreground with portfolio in hand."--British Museum online catalogue.
Format
Images
Language
English
Added to Catalog
May 22, 2012
Genre/Form
Portrait prints.
Engravings - England - London - 1803.
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