21 of 36 portraits by Agnew & Zanetti
by Samuel William Reynolds, published by Agnew & Zanetti, after James Lonsdale
mezzotint, published February 1831
15 1/8 in. x 11 in. (383 mm x 280 mm) plate size; 22 3/8 in. x 16 1/8 in. (568 mm x 410 mm) paper size
Given by Messrs Thomas Agnew, 1932
Artistsback to top
- Agnew & Zanetti (active 1823-1837), Publishers. Artist associated with 36 portraits.
- James Lonsdale (1777-1839), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 107 portraits, Sitter in 5 portraits.
- Samuel William Reynolds (1773-1835), Mezzotint engraver and painter. Artist associated with 629 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.
Placesback to top
- Place made: United Kingdom: England, Greater Manchester (Repository of Arts, 10, Exchange Street, Manchester)
Events of 1831back to top
Current affairsParliamentary Reform Bill is rejected by the House of Lords prompting riots in Nottingham, Derby and Bristol.
Art and scienceMichael Faraday demonstrates electromagnetic induction.
Death of Lady Sarah Ponsonby, last of the famous Ladies of Llangollen who attracted many of the leading names in art and literature to visit them at their home in Plas Newydd, Wales.
Opening of New London Bridge, designed by John Rennie.
InternationalViolinist Niccolo Paganini arrives in England from Italy and embarks on a six month tour of the country after astonishing London audiences with his virtuoso performances.
Revolutionary outbreaks in Modena, Parma and the Papal States influenced by the July Revolution in France the previous year.
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