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Charity

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1797 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown
    John Fairburn (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Museum number:

    E.310-1994

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 93, shelf 2

Physical description

Mezzotint in a verre églomisé glass mount decorated with four stylised flowers, in a gilt stamped brass frame, fitted at the top with a ring for hanging it on a nail. The mezzotint depicts the female personification of the Theological virtue of Charity.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1797 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown
John Fairburn (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Dimensions

Height: 22.3 cm frame, minimum, Width: 17.2 cm frame, minimum, Depth: 1.5 cm frame, minimum

Descriptive line

Mezzotint in verre églomisé mount and gilt brass frame, 'Charity' from a series of female personifications of the Theological Virtues published by John Fairburn, Great Britain, 1797

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1994

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Charity

Categories

Christianity; Religion; Prints; Allegory; Frames

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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