Portrait of Pope Innocent the Tenth


Mezzotint after painting attributed to Velasquez, once in the Cabinet at Houghton Hall, Norfolk, England. Sent to the Hermitage Palace in 1779; sold to Andrew Mellon in 1930; since 1937 in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, as circle of Velazquez. Print removed from George P. Marsh's copy of The Houghton Gallery, vol. 1. Pencil note on mounting sheet: “Taken out for Cinc. Exhibition,” the Graphic Arts section of the Smithsonian’s exhibition at the Cincinnati Exposition of 1888.

Date Made: 1774

Artist Attribution: Velazquez, Diego Rodriguez de Silva yEngraver: Green, ValentineDelineator: Farington, GeorgePublisher: Boydell, John

Location: Currently not on view

Place Engraved: United Kingdom: Grand BretagnePlace Original Made: Spain

Subject: PortraitsRelated Event: Cincinnati Industrial Exposition


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Related Publication: Gregory M. Rubinstein. Richard Earlom (1743-1822) and Boydell's Houghton Gallery

Credit Line: Marsh Collection

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1978.0534.02.62Accession Number: 1978.0534Catalog Number: 1978.0534.02.62

Object Name: printmezzotintObject Type: Mezzotint

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: sheet: 18.5 cm x 13 cm; 7 9/32 in x 5 1/8 inplate: 15.25 cm x 10 cm; 6 in x 3 15/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-4e34-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_786113

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