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Title
Watercolor portrait of Lord Byron
Names
Phillips, Thomas, 1770-1845 (Associated name)
Hargreaves, Thomas, 1774-1847 (Artist)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1825
Place: Liverpool?
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: *Pforz
Topics
Baron, Byron, George Gordon Byron, 1788-1824
Genres
Miniatures (Paintings)
Watercolors
Portraits
Paintings
Art
Notes
Statement of responsibility: T. Hargreaves.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 painting : watercolor on ivory ; 150 x 85 mm (235 x 216 mm in frame) , 9 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches ; image is 4 1/4 x 3 3/4 inches
Description
Miniature bust-length portrait, subject facing forward, head turned to his right. He wears a dark green cloak over a large-collared white shirt, a vest with gold trim, and a red jeweled brooch. Signed on the verso: "T. Hargreaves / 1825." Obviously inspired by the 1813 portrait by Thomas Phillips. Within ornate gilt plaster frame with the manufacturer's ticket of "Freeman, carver, gilder & looking glass" of London and Swan Lane, Norwich.
Type of Resource
Text
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 1002311049
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21345641
NYPL Exhibition ID: TL 24.07.015
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 34b8adc0-a2a6-013c-66c3-0242ac110002
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1770: Creator Born
  • 1825: Issued
  • 1845: Creator Died
  • 2024: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. "Watercolor portrait of Lord Byron " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1825. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/81566390-a2a6-013c-d770-0242ac110004

Chicago/Turabian Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. "Watercolor portrait of Lord Byron " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 20, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/81566390-a2a6-013c-d770-0242ac110004

APA Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. (1825). Watercolor portrait of Lord Byron Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/81566390-a2a6-013c-d770-0242ac110004

Wikipedia Citation

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Watercolor portrait of Lord Byron