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The Flemish Mother

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1820-1 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wilkie, David Sir, RA, born 1785 - died 1841 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching on copper, printed on India paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by John Sheepshanks

  • Museum number:

    FA.362

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EE, shelf 191

Physical description

Etching on copper, printed on India paper, depicting a Flemish mother. Signed and dated twice.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1820-1 (made)

Artist/maker

Wilkie, David Sir, RA, born 1785 - died 1841 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Etching on copper, printed on India paper

Marks and inscriptions

D.W. 1820
Signed and dated

D. Wilkie 1821
Signed on the fold of the dress

Dimensions

Height: 8.75 in, Width: 7.25 in

Descriptive line

Etching by David Wilkie entitled 'The Flemish Mother'. Great Britain, 1820-1.

Materials

India paper; Ink

Techniques

Etching; Printing

Subjects depicted

Flemish; Mothers

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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