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George Isted, by Thomas Lawrence

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An image of George Isted. Lawrence, Thomas (British, 1769-1830). Pastel on paper, c. 1786. Batchelor's notes: 'Garlick in the Burlington, "Works on Sir Thomas Lawrence" 'Lieut Col. H.G. Sotheby has lent four portraits of members of the Isted family of Eaton Hall, dating from 1784 and 1788, which show how, instinctively, he conceived portraiture in terms of oil painting. He produces with chalk effects a strong contrasting colour and chiaroscuro of a very different kind from the delicate lines and tints of Downman and John Russell". 'Lawrence's Portraits in Pastel', The Times, 6/7/1957, with an illustration of his portrait of Elizabeth Carter (which was engraved in stipple by Caroline Watson). Acquisition Credit: Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest.

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George Isted. Lawrence, Thomas (British, 1769-1830). Pastel on paper, c. 1786. Batchelor's notes: 'Garlick in the Burlington, "Works on Sir Thomas Lawrence" 'Lieut Col. H.G. Sotheby has lent four portraits of members of the Isted family of Eaton Hall, dating from 1784 and 1788, which show how, instinctively, he conceived portraiture in terms of oil painting. He produces with chalk effects a strong contrasting colour and chiaroscuro of a very different kind from the delicate lines and tints of Downman and John Russell". 'Lawrence's Portraits in Pastel', The Times, 6/7/1957, with an illustration of his portrait of Elizabeth Carter (which was engraved in stipple by Caroline Watson). Acquisition Credit: Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest.

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  • Accession Number: PD.120-2015
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/9.0
  • Focal length: 63
  • Camera: GFX 50S
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 898 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 547.85kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 9/1
  • Captured: 2017:01:12 00:17:50

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