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Title

Portrait of Isaac Weld

Date

Identifier

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Description

Portrait of Isaac Weld (1774–1856), Irish topographer, explorer and artist, Vice-President of the Royal Dublin Society (1849-56), Honorary Secretary of the Royal Dublin Society (1828-49). The subject depicted three-quarter length, standing, directed and gazing front; wearing a black topcoat, a white shirt with standing collar points and black cravat; in his right hand a document (possibly his Statistical Survey of the Country of Roscommon, 1832, which was commissioned by the Royal Dublin Society); in the background, a draped, scarlet curtain; indistinctly signed and dated lower left Cregan.
Martin Cregan was a pupil at the Royal Dublin Society Drawing Schools.

Source

RDS Treasures Collection

Rights

Copyright RDS Library & Archives. Publication, transmission or display is prohibited without formal written approval of the RDS Library & Archives.

Relation

RDS Library & Archives

Format

Painting

Coverage

Ca.1843

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Oil on canvas

Physical Dimensions

165 x 152.5 cm

Collection:

RDS Treasures


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Citation

Cregan, Martin, 1788-1870, “Portrait of Isaac Weld,” RDS, accessed September 30, 2022, https://digitalarchive.rds.ie/items/show/3861.

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