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Portrait of William Beckford: P.13463-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Portrait of William Beckford


Printmaker: Chapman, John
Publisher: Wilkes, John



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1923) by Perceval, Spencer George


18th century
1798 -


Lettered with artist's name, title and publication line; London Published as the Act directs April 19 1798, by J. Wilkes. Format suggests that the print was an Illustration to an edition of the "Encyclopaedia Londinensis". According to O'Donoghue, copied from the stipple by Bartolozzi after Carlini dated 1772.

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Techniques used in production

Colour printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.13463-R
Primary reference Number: 204365
O'Donoghue: 11
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Created: Friday 3 July 2015 Updated: Wednesday 13 July 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Portrait of William Beckford" Web page available at: Accessed: 2023-06-09 18:50:58

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