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Etching - The Fisherman's Goodnight
  • The Fisherman's Goodnight
    Clarke Hook, James, born 1819 - died 1907
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The Fisherman's Goodnight

  • Object:

    Etching

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. mid 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Clarke Hook, James, born 1819 - died 1907 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching on copper, printed on India paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by The Etching Club, London

  • Museum number:

    FA.230

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EE, shelf 161, box B

Physical description

Etching on copper, printed on India paper, entitled 'The Fisherman's Goodnight', depicting a man on a beach bidding farewell to his wife and young child. Before letters.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

ca. mid 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Clarke Hook, James, born 1819 - died 1907 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Etching on copper, printed on India paper

Dimensions

Height: 6 in, Width: 8.25 in

Object history note

Reproduced as plate 25 in 'Etchings for the Art Union of London by The Etching Club', 1857.

Descriptive line

Etching by James Clark Hook entitled 'The Fisherman's Goodnight'. Great Britain, ca. mid 19th century.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Etching; Printing

Subjects depicted

Coastal; Families; Fishermen; Fishing

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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