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Thomas Girtin: P.14239-R

Object information

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Titles

Thomas Girtin
Portrait of Thomas Girtin, 1775-1802

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Reynolds, Samuel William I
Publisher: Girtin, James
Painter: Opie, John (After)

Entities

Categories

Legal notes

Purchased through the Middleton-Wake Fund, April 1925

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1925)

Dating

19th century
Production date: AD 1817

Note

Inscription on bottom "Painted by John Opie Esqr. R.A." and "Engraved by S.W. Reynolds." and "London: Pubd. May 16. 1817, by J. Girtin, Engraver, Printer &c No. 25 Old Compton Street, 3 doors from Princes Street, Soho." and "Portrait of the late extraordinary Artist, / Thomas Girtin, / Natus Feby. 18. 1775 Obiit Novr. 9. 1802." and "To Sir George Beaumont Bart,, One of his earliest Patrons This Print is with Permission respectfully dedicated by his very obliged & grateful Servt John Girtin. J. Girtin in the recent fire in Broad Strt having lost all his property, excepting some prints &c which wich this portrait of his late Brother, he respectfully offers to a liberal Public.".

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Mezzotint

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14239-R
Primary reference Number: 206324
Whitman (Reynolds): 114.I
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 13 August 2015 Updated: Monday 17 August 2015 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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