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John Duke of Argyll: P.46-1958

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Titles

John Duke of Argyll
Portrait of John Campbell, 4th Duke of Argyll, 1693-1770

Maker(s)

Watson, James (printer) (Printmaker)
Boydell, John (Publisher)
After Gainsborough, Thomas (Painter)

Legal notes

Given by Louis C. G. Clarke, Trinity Hall, April 1958

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1958) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Dating

18th century
Production date: AD/CE 1769

Note

Inscriptions on bottom "John Duke of Argyll Hereditary great Master of the Household in Scotland, Colonel of His Majest's Fray Dragoons, Governor of Limerick, General of Horse & Knt. of the most Antient Order of the Thistle &c" and "Thos,, Gainsborough Pinxt." and "I. Boydell excudt, 1769." and "J. Watson fecit" and "Published Jany: 15th. 1769 by J. Boydell Engraver, in Cheapside, London."

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Mezzotint

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.46-1958
Primary reference Number: 206080
Chaloner Smith: 4
Goodwin (Watson): 60.III
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 13 August 2015 Updated: Friday 21 January 2022 Last processed: Friday 21 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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