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A woman at a window reading a petition

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. early 19th century (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.376

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Etching on copper, printed on India paper, depicting a woman at a window reading a petition or letter. First state impression.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

ca. early 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Etching on copper, printed on India paper

Dimensions

Height: 3.25 in, Width: 1.5 in

Descriptive line

Etching by David Wilkie depicting a woman at a window reading a petition or letter. Great Britain, ca. early 19th century.

Materials

India paper; Ink

Techniques

Etching; Printing

Subjects depicted

Windows; Portrait; Petition; Letters

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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