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The Right Honourable J. Wilson Croker, Secretary of the Admiralty and M.P. for the University of Dublin: P.14985-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Right Honourable J. Wilson Croker, Secretary of the Admiralty and M.P. for the University of Dublin
John Wilson Croker, M.P.

Maker(s)

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

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Categories

Description

After the painting by Sir Thomas Lawrence (exh. R.A. 1825, no. 140; National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, NGI.300, purchased 1887). John Wilson Croker (1780-1857) was an Irish politician and writer. He served under Sir Robert Peel as Secretary of the Admiralty. Seated, half length, right arm resting on the arm of the chair and looking directly at the viewer. He wears a frock coat, cravat and satin waistcoat with attached chain bearing a key and seals.

Legal notes

Given by Dominic Colnaghi, 1831

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1831) by Colnaghi, Dominic

Dating

19th Century
Production date: 1829-06 AD 1829

Note

Mezzotint, printed in black ink. State IIa (publication line as in Whitman state II, but title as Whitman state III). Engraved in open roman letters below the image: 'Engraved by Samuel Cousins from a Picture by Sir Thomas Lawrence, P.R.A. Principal Painter in Ordinary to His Majesty'. The title in italics: 'The Right Hon.ble J. Wilson Croker / Secretary of the Admiralty / and M.P. for the University of Dublin.' Publication line engraved just above the platemark: 'London. Published for the Proprietor Sir Tho.s Lawrence June 1829'. Inscribed in graphite on the sheet at lower centre: 'Presented by Dominick Colnaghi Esq / 14 Pall Mall East'. Inscribed in graphite on the verso: '8 [encircled]'.

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Mezzotint

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14985-R
Primary reference Number: 240032
O'Donoghue: 2
Whitman (Cousins): 48.IIa
Garlick (Lawrence): 223
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 9 January 2020 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 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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