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The Countess Gower and the Lady Elizabeth Leveson Gower: P.58-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Countess Gower and the Lady Elizabeth Leveson Gower

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Cousins, Samuel
Draughtsman: Lawrence, Thomas (After)

Entities

Categories

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by Colnaghi, Dominic

Dating

19th Century
Production date: AD 1832

Note

Proof

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of wove paper
Sheet Height 1116 mm Width 688 mm
Plate Height 743 mm Width 450 mm

Techniques used in production

Mezzotint

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: The Countess Gower and the Lady Elizabeth Leveson Gower
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Engraved by Samuel Cousins. 163. Albany street, Regents Park.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Painted by Sir Thomas Lawrence, late President of the Royal Academy.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: London. Published May 17. 1832 by Colnaghi Sen.r Dominie Colnaghi & Co. Printsellers to their Majesties PALL MALL EAST.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Proof
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: To The Fitzwilliam Museum with the Publisher's Respects
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: embellished type face, initials CSC [?] enclosed in a wide, patterned border

  • Text: C[?]S[?]C[?]
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Embossed
  • Type: Collector's mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.58-R
Primary reference Number: 123269
Whitman (Cousins): 71
O'Donoghue: 4 (vol. 4)
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 2 August 2019 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "The Countess Gower and the Lady Elizabeth Leveson Gower" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/123269 Accessed: 2024-07-13 00:27:44

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