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Alexander Nasmyth

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1800-1840 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Geddes, Andrew, born 1783 - died 1844 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching on copper, printed on India paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by John Sheepshanks

  • Museum number:

    FA.273E

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EE, shelf 157

Physical description

Etching on copper, printed on India paper, depicting Alexander Nasmyth. Third impression, with the background extended to the line on the left, and additional work on the collar, face and coat. Before lettering.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1800-1840 (made)

Artist/maker

Geddes, Andrew, born 1783 - died 1844 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Etching on copper, printed on India paper

Dimensions

Height: 9.5 in, Width: 6 in

Descriptive line

Etching by A. Geddes depicting a portrait of the Scottish artist, Alexander Nasmyth. Great Britain, ca. 1800-1840.

Materials

India paper; Ink

Techniques

Etching; Printing

Subjects depicted

Artist; Portrait

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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