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An old woman examining a ring

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1805-25 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Geddes, Andrew, born 1783 - died 1844 (artist)
    Jordaens, Jacob the elder, born 1593 - died 1678 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching on copper, printed on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by John Sheepshanks

  • Museum number:

    FA.281F

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EE, shelf 260

Physical description

Etching on copper, printed on paper, depicting an old woman examining a ring. Third state impression.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1805-25 (made)

Artist/maker

Geddes, Andrew, born 1783 - died 1844 (artist)
Jordaens, Jacob the elder, born 1593 - died 1678 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Etching on copper, printed on paper

Dimensions

Height: 3.8125 in, Width: 2.75 in

Descriptive line

Etching by A. Geddes depicting an old woman examining a ring, after Jacob Jordaens of the Flemish Baroque School. Great Britain, ca. 1805-25.

Materials

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Etching; Printing

Subjects depicted

Portrait; Ring; Old woman; Elderly

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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