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Portrait mezzotint print from engraving, copy of oil painting of Harrison John 1734-1797

Joseph Wright of Derby1734-1797

Science Museum

Science Museum
London, United Kingdom

Mezzotint, engraving, portrait of Harrison John, surgeon of Derby, engraved by Smith John Raphael (1751-1812) from an oil by Wright Joseph of Derby (1734-1797), listed in the artist's account notebook ca.1781 as "Dr Harrison #12.12.0", sitter formerly identified as Harrison John, chronometer maker, 1693-1776; now identified as a surgeon of Derby, died 1787. Portrait, platemark 38x27.6cm, [2nd state?] HL to L, looking to front; oval frame; quotation from Plautus 'Non invenies alterum Lepidiorem ad omnes res, nec qui amicus amico sit magis'.; Chaloner Smith, 1272.74; Wright of Derby / J. Egerton. Tate Gallery, 1990, P23. Woodcroft Collection.

Details

  • Title: Portrait mezzotint print from engraving, copy of oil painting of Harrison John 1734-1797
  • Creator: Wright of Derby, Joseph (artist), Smith, John Raphael (engraver)
  • Date Created: 1734-1797
  • Location: Derby, Derbyshire, England
  • Physical Dimensions: platemark: 380 mm x 276 mm
  • Type: portrait, print

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