John Stuart, 4th Earl and 1st Marquess Bute when Lord Mountstuart
Watson, Caroline; printmaker; British artist, 1760-1814
Gainsborough, Thomas; painter; after; British artist, 1727-1788
II/II, with title altered to 'Earl of Bute'.
black carbon ink; medium
laid paper; support
height, plate, 239, mm
width, plate, 177, mm
height, sheet, 373, mm
width, sheet, 279, mm
bequeathed; 1991; Reitlinger, Henry Scipio
A Chariatte (early 20th century) (Lugt 88a)
Bequest of Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991
signature; plate lower left, below portrait; printed; Painted by T Gainsborough.
signature; plate lower right, below portrait; printed; Engrav'd by Caroline Watson / Engraver to her Majesty
title; plate lower centre; printed; Jon Earl of Bute
inscription; plate lower centre; printed; Published according to Act of Parliament Iune 13 1791.
collector's mark; verso; stamped red ink; AC; initials in a rectangle; mark of A Chariatte (Lugt 88a)
O'Donoghue; 1 II/II
P.2048-1991; Head of Bacchus
Object Number: P.2049-1991
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 94874; input: 2003-09-12; modified: 2009-07-30)