James Barry Esqr. late R.A. & Professor of Painting to the Royal Academy.
From a Picture painted by himself about the year 1783. See page 57 of Mr. Barry's account of the series of Pictures at the Adelphi, printed by Adlard, London, the same year./
J. Heath sculpt. A.R.A.
|Main Creator:||Heath, James, 1757-1834, engraver.|
James Barry, (1741-1806), R.A., history painter, printmaker and author; half-length, to right, full face directed and looking to front, collar open, wearing a jacket and waistcoat, holding picture representing greek mythological figures with left hand, paintbrush in right hand, sculpture of a foot crushing snake or dragon in background to the left; rectangular frame.
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
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London : Alfred Adlard, .
Title printed l.c. under image within plate mark.
Frontispiece to "Transactions of the Royal Society of Arts, London", 1804.
One of two impressions. See PA 87 or EP BARRY-JA (1A) II for same plate, cut. With title with imprint "Publ. J. Asperne, Cornhill, April 30, 1806" pasted on.
Physical description: 1 print : line ; image 13.2 x 11 cm., plate mark 25.3 x 21.7 cm., sheet 30 x 24.9 cm..
Citations/References: Catalogue of Engraved Irish Portraits and Original Drawings / Rosalind M. Elmes. - Dublin 1937, p. 11.
Engraving attributed to James Heath, (1757-1834), after a painting entitled "Self-Portrait as Timanthes" by James Barry, (1741-1806).