Hugh, Earl Percy
- Additional Title(s):
Lieutenant General Hugh, Earl Percy, 2nd Duke of Northumberland
- Part Of:
- Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
- Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 20 3/16 × 14 3/8 inches (51.3 × 36.5 cm) and Image: 17 3/8 × 13 15/16 inches (44.1 × 35.4 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.5.P.271"
Lettered, lower left: "V.Green, exudit."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by V.Green, Engraver to his Majesty, and to the Elector Palantine."; lettered, lower center: "HUGH EARL PERCY. | In his own Right Baron PERCY, LUCY, POININGS, FITZ-PAINE, BRYAN, and LATIMER. | Major General of his Majesty's Forces in Great Britain, and | Lieut. General now serving in America, 1777. | Late Representative in Parliament for Westminster, | This Plate, engraved from a Portrait presented by the DUKE of NORTHUMBERLAND to the MAGISTRATES of WESTMINSTER, & placed by Them in their CUILD-HALL, in Commenoration | of his LORDSHIP'S PUBLIC SERVICES, is to Sir JOHN FIELDING Knt. Chairman, & to the Rest of the MAGISTRATES, most respectfully dedicated, by their devoted humble Servant - V.Green- | Published by V.Green, Salisbury Street, Strand Jany 1st, 1777."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
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Edgar Peters Bowron, Pompeo Batoni : a complete catalogue of his paintings, Yale University Press, 2016, vol. 1, p. 322, no. 265, NJ18.B68 2016 Oversize (YCBA)
Justin Lovill, 1776 : A London Chronicle or How to Divert Oneself while Losing an Empire, The Bunbury Press, London, 2019, p. 569a, DA682 .L66 2019 (LC) (YCBA)