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Young Sailors

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    24/06/1799 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Young, John, born 1755 - died 1825 (engraver)
    Young, John, born 1755 - died 1825 (publisher)
    Paye, Richard Morton, born 1750 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.682-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PE, shelf 1

Physical description

Print showing two girls and a boy with two model men-of-war.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

24/06/1799 (published)

Artist/maker

Young, John, born 1755 - died 1825 (engraver)
Young, John, born 1755 - died 1825 (publisher)
Paye, Richard Morton, born 1750 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by R M Paye. Engraved by Jno. Young Engraver in Mezzotinto to his R.H. the Prince of Wales. London. Published June 24th: 1799, by Jno. Young No.58, Upper Charlotte Street, Fitzroy Square.'
Lettered with title and

Dimensions

Height: 58.4 cm, Width: 43.2 cm

Descriptive line

'Young Sailors'. Print showing two girls and a boy with two model men-of-war. Mezzotint by John Young after Richard Morton Paye, 1799.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1959 . London: HMSO, 1964.

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Sailors; Children; Model; Warship

Categories

Prints; Children & Childhood

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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