image hardinge g, im001937
Image number: RS.13901
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of George Hardinge

Date

ca. early 19th century

Sitter

George Hardinge (1743-1816, British), Barrister

Creator

Henry Hoppner Meyer (1782-1847, British), Engraver

After

Nathaniel Dance-Holland (1735-1811, British), Artist
John Jackson (1778-1831, British), Artist

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 177mm
width (print): 134mm
height (paper support): 214mm
width (paper support): 152mm

Subject

Description

Half-length portrait of George Hardinge, in three-quarter profile to the left as viewed. He is seated with his right arm resting on the back of the chair and he holds a book in his right hand. He wears a buckled wig with queue and is dressed in a jacket, waistcoat, shirt and necktie.

Inscribed ‘N. Dance Pinx J. Jackson, RA, Del. H. Meyer, Sculp. GEORGE HARDINGE, ESQ. M.A. F.R.S. AND F.S.A. Senior Justice of the Counties of Brecon, Glamorgan & Radnor.’

George Hardinge (1743-1816) British barrister, elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1788.

Provenance: Noted in Catalogue of the prints in the possession of the Royal Society, by Henry George Plimmer FRS (1856-1918), manuscript, p32.

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