Alexander Pope, Esq.Artist(s)Jacobus HoubrakenObject Creation Date1747Medium & Supportetching and engraving on wove paperDimensions
14 in x 8 ¾ in (35.56 cm x 22.23 cm)Credit LineGift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. SpinkLabel copy
Alexander Pope, Esq.
Etching and engraving on wove paper
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink, 2012/2.209Subject matter
Portrait of Alexander Pope.Physical Description
The upper portion of this print depicts an ornate round frame inside of which is a three quarter portrait of a man from the waist up with his left hand held to his head. The lower portion of the print depicts the base on which the frame rests decorated with a classical scene of figures in a landscape. A collection of objects including books, a mask, a crown, a tambourine and sheet music rest atop the base.Primary Object Classification Print Primary Object TypeportraitCollection AreaWesternRights
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