DAC Collection Object Information
Portrait of Lady Charlotte Duncombe,
Stipple engraving with etched lettering (before engraving) printed in brown ink
Probably first of two states
Print impression quality: Excellent
Dimensions (Plate): 240 x 183 mm (9.4 x 7.2 in.)
Signed in plate, lower right: “Engraved by C. Wilkin”
Edition: Etched letter proof; from "A Select Series of Portraits of Ladies of Rank and Fashion," published March 1797 by J. Hoppner and C. Wilkin; see Yale Center for British Art, Folio A/N/21
Accession number: 1952.D3.15
Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1952
Provenance / Collectors' marks: Gufrey and monogram "N.F." inscribed in brown ink, verso; per Heinrich Schwarz notation on original DAC catalog card, the print was in the collection of a collector named Franz Schuster, not in Lugt.
The image depicts Lady Charlotte Duncombe, daughter of William, Earl of Dartmouth; she married Charles Duncombe, of Duncombe Park, York, in 1795.
Bibliography: See Nagler 2 (vol. 24, p. 343).
Work Type: print
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