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Image number: RS.13393
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of James Cecil, 7th Earl and 1st Marquess of Salisbury

Date

1796

Sitter

1st Marquess of Salisbury James Cecil (1748-1823), Lord Chamberlain

Creator

Daniel Orme (1756-1837, British), Printmaker

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Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (plate): 170mm
width (plate): 118mm
height (print): 173mm
width (print): 122mm
height (paper support): 188mm
width (paper support): 135mm

Subject

Description

Head and shoulders portrait of James Cecil, 7th Earl and 1st Marquess of Salisbury inclined to the left as viewed and looking off to distance.

Inscribed ‘Orme Junr Sculpt. The Marquis of Salisbury. Published by E Orme, Printseller & Picture Frame Maker, 25 Conduit Street, August 1. 1796’ and pencilled ‘1784’.

James Cecil, 7th Ealr and 1st Marquess of Salisbury was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1784.

Provenance: Noted in Catalogue of the prints in the possession of the Royal Society, by Henry George Plimmer FRS (1856-1918), manuscript, p.74.

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