image eastlake c l, im001229
Image number: RS.13488
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of Sir Charles Lock Eastlake

Date

19th century

Sitter

Charles Lock Eastlake (1793-1865, British), Painter

Creator

John Talfourd Smyth (1819-1851), Engraver

After

Thomas Bridgford (b.1812, British), Artist

Object type

Image reference

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 196mm
width (print): 134mm
height (paper support): 229mm
width (paper support): 152mm

Subject

Description

Half-length portrait of Charles Lock Eastlake standing in three-quarter profile to the left as viewed and looking to viewer. He wears regency-style clothing of a coat with deep collar and tails, waistcoat and high-collared shirt with cravat.

Facsimile signature lower centre and inscribed ‘ENGRAVED BY J. SMYTH FROM A DRAWING BY T. BRIDGEFORD.’

Sir Charles Lock Eastlake (1793-1865) was a British historical painter and President of the Royal Academy of Arts, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1838.

Provenance: Noted in Catalogue of the prints in the possession of the Royal Society, by Henry George Plimmer FRS (1856-1918), manuscript, p.19.

Associated place

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