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The Eagle

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1825 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Landseer, Edwin Henry (Sir), born 1802 - died 1873 (artist)
    Ernest Gambart & Co. (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching on copper, printed on India paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by John Sheepshanks

  • Museum number:

    FA.396

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EE, shelf 121, box a

Physical description

Etching on copper, printed on paper, depicting dead deer and birds of prey. Proof before the number (16) in the top right hand corner. Initialled and dated by the artist.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1825 (made)

Artist/maker

Landseer, Edwin Henry (Sir), born 1802 - died 1873 (artist)
Ernest Gambart & Co. (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Etching on copper, printed on India paper

Marks and inscriptions

E. L. 1825
Signed and dated

Dimensions

Height: 6.875 in, Width: 11.375 in

Descriptive line

Etching by Edwin Landseer entitled 'The Eagle' or 'Dead Deer and Eagles'. Great Britain, 1825.

Materials

India paper; Ink

Techniques

Etching; Printing

Subjects depicted

Eagles; Deer; Birds of prey

Categories

Prints; Animals and Wildlife

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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