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thomas coke wolkam mezzotint portrait

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Thomas Coke Esq MP

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Original antique print
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SITTER : Thomas William Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester (1754 – 1842) was a British politician and agricultural reformer. He became famous for his advanced methods of animal husbandry used in improving his estate at Holkham in Norfolk. As a result, Coke of Norfolk is seen as one of the instigators of the British Agricultural Revolution. ARTISTS : Charles Turner was an English mezzotint engraver and draughtsman. Sir Thomas Lawrence RA FRS was a leading English portrait painter and president of the Royal Academy. CONDITION : Trimmed just within plate mark at top and bottom. A few short creases and tears at bottom of the sheet, only one going into the actual image.
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artist Charles Turner (1774 - 1857) after Sir Thomas Lawrence RA FRS (1769 – 1830)
method Mezzotint
date 1814
size 680mm by 450mm (sheet)
SKU PT9391