The Right Honble. Lord Fitzgibbon, Lord High Chancellor of Ireland
Painted by R. Cosway R.A. ; Engraved by F. Bartolozzi R.A.
|Main Creator:||Bartolozzi, Francesco, 1727-1815, engraver.|
John Fitzgibbon, (1749-1802), 1st Earl of Clare, Lord Chancellor of Ireland, lawyer and politician; half-length, slightly to right, face directed and looking to left, wig, wearing double-buttoned blue coat, white shirt with collar and frill; oval frame.
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London : W. Dickinson, New Bond Street, August 1st, 1790.
John Fitzgibbon was Lord Chancellor of Ireland in 1793. He was created a Viscount in 1793, became Earl of Clare in 1795, and a peer of Great Britain as Lord Fitzgibbon of Sidbury, Devonshire in 1799.
Two similar impressions of the same print. See EP CLAR- JO (2A) I and EP CLAR-JO (2B) II for more details on other impressions.
Physical description: 1 print : stipple, col. ; oval image 12.9 x 10.8 cm., plate mark 28.3 x 22.8 cm., sheet 35 x 25.6 cm.
Citations/References: Catalogue of Engraved Irish Portraits and Original Drawings / Rosalind M.Elmes. - Dublin 1937, p. 40.
Engraving attributed to Francesco Bartolozzi, (1727-1815), after a painting by Richard Cosway, (1742-1821).
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