Print (Etching)

  • Title:

    FIRST PRESIDENT/ OF THE AMERICAN/ CONGRESS/ His Excell.\y JOHN HANCOCK Esq.\r/ late Governor and Commander in chief of the/ COMMONWEALTH of MASSACHUSETTS.

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    John Singleton Copley (Designer)

  • Place of Origin:

    United Kingdom or United States, Europe or North America

  • Date:

    1775-1810

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

  • Techniques:

    Etched, Line Etched with minimal burin work, Stipple Etched, Hand colored

  • Museum Object Number:

    1969.0685 A


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1969.0685 A

Object Name

Print (Etching)

Title

FIRST PRESIDENT/ OF THE AMERICAN/ CONGRESS/ His Excell.\y JOHN HANCOCK Esq.\r/ late Governor and Commander in chief of the/ COMMONWEALTH of MASSACHUSETTS.

Category

Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

John Singleton Copley (Designer)
07/03/1738-09/09/1815

Place of Origin

United Kingdom or United States, Europe or North America

Origin Notes

Posssibly London.

Date

1775-1810

Subjects

Portrait; John Hancock

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

Techniques

Etched, Line Etched with minimal burin work, Stipple Etched, Hand colored

Dimensions (inches)

14.1 (H) , 10.2 (W) , 12.6 (Image H) , 9 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

35.8 (H) , 25.9 (W) , 12.6 (Image H) , 9 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

Plate H: 13.5 in. (34.2 cm). Plate W: 9.4 in. (24.0 cm). Chain interval: 2.6-2.8 cm.; laid line frequency: 8 per cm. Inset portrait: H: 5.4 in. (13.8 cm). W: 3.9 in. (9.9 cm).

Watermark

partial watermark of a fleur-de-lis

Coloring

Hand colored with watercolors

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Fowble, E. McSherry. 1987 Two Centuries of Prints in America, 1680-1880 : A Selective Catalogue of the Winterthur Museum Collection.
Published: no. 62, pp. 114-115.