Portrait of William Smith

    Date
    ca. 1837
    Sitter
    William Smith (1756 - 1835, British) , Politician
    Creator
    Thomas Anthony Dean (1801 - 1860, British) , Engraver
    After
    Hugues Fourau (1803, French) , Painter
    Object type
    Archive reference number
    Material
    Technique
    Dimensions
    height (print): 226mm
    width (print): 153mm
    Subject
    Description
    Half-length portrait of William Smith, in left three quarter profile. He wears regency-style clothing of coat, waistcoat, ruffled shirt and dark cravat.

    Inscribed ‘PL.1. Fourau. pinxt. T.A. Dean. sculpt. Wm. Smith L.L.D. aged 69’.

    William Smith was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1806.

    Provenance: Noted in Catalogue of the prints in the possession of the Royal Society, by Henry George Plimmer FRS (1856-1918), manuscript, p.73
    Associated place
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    Credit
    ©The Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.11648
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