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The Earl of Liverpool: P.15096-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Earl of Liverpool
Robert Banks Jenkinson (1770-1828), 2nd Earl of Liverpool


Printmaker: Turner, Charles
Publisher: Colnaghi
Painter: Lawrence, Thomas (After)




After the portrait by Sir Thomas Lawrence (1818-1823; Royal Collection Trust (Waterloo Chamber, Windsor Castle), RCIN 404930). Three-quarter-length, turned slightly towards the right, looking out at the spectator, hands clasped together The sitter stands as if at the dispatch box, wearing the riband and star of the Order of the Garter, over a dark coat. A table with a tied bundle of papers to the left and a curtain behind.


History note: One of 'eight proof engravings' given in 1827/8. (See, Donor Index)

Legal notes

Given by Dominic Colnaghi, 1827 or 1828

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1827) by Colnaghi, Dominic


19th Century
Production date: 1827-03-08 AD 1827


Mezzotint. Proof following addition of artists' names but before title. Engraved in the inscription space in upper and lowercase roman letters to the left: 'Painted by Sir Thomas Lawrence. / Principal Painter in Ordinary to His Majesty, P.R.A. &c. &c. &c.' and to the right: 'Engraved by C. Turner. / Mezzotinto Engraver in Ordinary to His Majesty.' Publication details engraved at lower centre: 'Pall Mall East. London. Published by Colnaghi & Son. Printsellers to His Majesty. March 8, 1827'. Inscribed in graphite below the platemark: 'Presented by Dominick Colnaghi Esq / 14 Pall Mall East / Earl of Liverpool'. Inscribed in graphite on the verso: '2'.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.15096-R
Primary reference Number: 240124
Whitman (Turner): 315.II
Garlick (Lawrence): 498(c)
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Created: Thursday 9 January 2020 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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