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William Say mezzotints, circa 1803-34

93 mezzotints or fragments of mezzotints, mainly portraits of eminent figures but including a few subjects, by the early 19th century engraver William Say. Some of the prints have been heightened with white and pencil. All of the mezzotints have been cropped or cut into sections and mounted into an album. The leaves on which they are pasted have been annotated with sitter names and subject titles. A typescript index of sitters is included at the front of the album. Formerly in the collection of the engraver’s son Frederick Richard Say (fl. 1826-1858).

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Detail from the Sistine Madonna, by William Say, after  Raphael (Raffaello Santi) - NPG D11340

Detail from the Sistine Madonna

by William Say, after Raphael (Raffaello Santi)
mezzotint, (circa 1512-1514)
NPG D11340

Detail from the Sistine Madonna, by William Say, after  Raphael (Raffaello Santi) - NPG D11341

Detail from the Sistine Madonna

by William Say, after Raphael (Raffaello Santi)
mezzotint, (circa 1512-1514)
NPG D11341

Detail from the Sistine Madonna, by William Say, after  Raphael (Raffaello Santi) - NPG D11342

Detail from the Sistine Madonna

by William Say, after Raphael (Raffaello Santi)
mezzotint, (circa 1512-1514)
NPG D11342

Richard Mead, by William Say, after  Arthur Pond - NPG D11368

Richard Mead

by William Say, after Arthur Pond
mezzotint, (1743)
NPG D11368

'The fallen angels', by William Say, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D11338

'The fallen angels'

by William Say, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, (1796-1797)
NPG D11338

'A November day on Dartmoor', by William Say - NPG D11304

'A November day on Dartmoor'

by William Say
mezzotint, circa 1803-1834
NPG D11304

Dog, by William Say - NPG D11305

Dog

by William Say
mezzotint, circa 1803-1834
NPG D11305

'Juliet', by William Say - NPG D11307

'Juliet'

by William Say
mezzotint, circa 1803-1834
NPG D11307

Sir James Affleck, Bt, by William Say, after  Henry William Pickersgill - NPG D11309

Sir James Affleck, Bt

by William Say, after Henry William Pickersgill
mezzotint, circa 1803-1834
NPG D11309

Detail from Pierre de Bocosel de Chatelard or Chastelard playing the lute to Mary, Queen of Scots, by William Say, after  Henri Jean-Baptiste Victoire Fradelle - NPG D11323

Detail from Pierre de Bocosel de Chatelard or Chastelard playing the lute to Mary, Queen of Scots

by William Say, after Henri Jean-Baptiste Victoire Fradelle
mezzotint, circa 1803-1834
NPG D11323

George Douglas, by William Say, published by  Edward Orme, after  Caroline Lucy Douglas - NPG D11329

George Douglas

by William Say, published by Edward Orme, after Caroline Lucy Douglas
mezzotint heightened with white, circa 1803-1834
NPG D11329

John Henry Manners, 5th Duke of Rutland, by and published by William Say, after  Octavius Oakley - NPG D11330

John Henry Manners, 5th Duke of Rutland

by and published by William Say, after Octavius Oakley
mezzotint heightened with white bodycolour, circa 1803-1834
NPG D11330

'Dorothea', by William Say - NPG D11333

'Dorothea'

by William Say
mezzotint, circa 1803-1834
NPG D11333

'Petrach', by William Say - NPG D11334

'Petrach'

by William Say
mezzotint, circa 1803-1834
NPG D11334

'Head', by William Say, after  Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn - NPG D11336

'Head'

by William Say, after Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn
lithograph, circa 1803-1834
NPG D11336

Daniel O'Connell, by William Say, probably after  James Arthur O'Connor - NPG D11345

Daniel O'Connell

by William Say, probably after James Arthur O'Connor
mezzotint, circa 1803-1834
NPG D11345

Detail from the Sistine Madonna, by William Say, after  Raphael (Raffaello Santi) - NPG D11355

Detail from the Sistine Madonna

by William Say, after Raphael (Raffaello Santi)
mezzotint, circa 1803-1834
NPG D11355

'Dorothea', by William Say - NPG D11357

'Dorothea'

by William Say
mezzotint heightened with white, circa 1803-1834
NPG D11357

Mr Howard, by William Say, after  George Henry Harlow - NPG D11364

Mr Howard

by William Say, after George Henry Harlow
mezzotint, circa 1803-1834
NPG D11364

Seated man, by William Say - NPG D11367

Seated man

by William Say
mezzotint, circa 1803-1834
NPG D11367

'The road side', by William Say - NPG D11370

'The road side'

by William Say
mezzotint, circa 1803-1834
NPG D11370

Detail from Pierre de Bocosel de Chatelard or Chastelard playing the lute to Mary, Queen of Scots, by William Say, after  Henri Jean-Baptiste Victoire Fradelle - NPG D11371

Detail from Pierre de Bocosel de Chatelard or Chastelard playing the lute to Mary, Queen of Scots

by William Say, after Henri Jean-Baptiste Victoire Fradelle
mezzotint, circa 1803-1834
NPG D11371

'Laura', by William Say - NPG D11372

'Laura'

by William Say
mezzotint, circa 1803-1834
NPG D11372

'Spanish boy', by William Say - NPG D11373

'Spanish boy'

by William Say
mezzotint, circa 1803-1834
NPG D11373

'The dairy maid', by William Say - NPG D11376

'The dairy maid'

by William Say
mezzotint and etching, circa 1803-1834
NPG D11376

Detail from Pierre de Bocosel de Chatelard or Chastelard playing the lute to Mary, Queen of Scots, by William Say, after  Henri Jean-Baptiste Victoire Fradelle - NPG D11382

Detail from Pierre de Bocosel de Chatelard or Chastelard playing the lute to Mary, Queen of Scots

by William Say, after Henri Jean-Baptiste Victoire Fradelle
mezzotint, circa 1803-1834
NPG D11382

Thomas James Warren-Bulkeley, 7th Viscount Bulkeley, by William Say, after  Sir William Beechey - NPG D11384

Thomas James Warren-Bulkeley, 7th Viscount Bulkeley

by William Say, after Sir William Beechey
mezzotint, circa 1803-1834
NPG D11384

'The road side', by William Say - NPG D11386

'The road side'

by William Say
mezzotint, circa 1803-1834
NPG D11386

Sophia Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, by William Say, after  Arthur William Devis - NPG D11387

Sophia Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

by William Say, after Arthur William Devis
mezzotint, circa 1803-1834
NPG D11387

Head of young man, by William Say - NPG D11392

Head of young man

by William Say
mezzotint, circa 1803-1834
NPG D11392

Hugh Dawnay, by William Say - NPG D11393

Hugh Dawnay

by William Say
mezzotint, circa 1803-1834
NPG D11393

Seated man, by William Say - NPG D11394

Seated man

by William Say
mezzotint, circa 1803-1834
NPG D11394

Samuel Parr, by William Say, published by  Hannah Macklin (née Kenting), after  William Artaud - NPG D11311

Samuel Parr

by William Say, published by Hannah Macklin (née Kenting), after William Artaud
mezzotint, published 1804
NPG D11311

Emily St Clare ('Portrait of a lady'), by and published by William Say, after  Henry Thomson - NPG D11343

Emily St Clare ('Portrait of a lady')

by and published by William Say, after Henry Thomson
mezzotint heightened with white bodycolour, published 1806
NPG D11343

Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, by and published by William Say, after  Sir William Beechey - NPG D11358

Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn

by and published by William Say, after Sir William Beechey
mezzotint, published 14 July 1808
NPG D11358

Andrew Hay, by William Say, probably after  Alexander Fraser - NPG D11388

Andrew Hay

by William Say, probably after Alexander Fraser
mezzotint, circa 1811-1834
NPG D11388