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Puss in hopes

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    01/01/1810 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meyer, Henry Hoppner, born 1782 - died 1847 (engraver)
    Reeve, Richard, born 1780 (publisher)
    Owen, William, born 1769 - died 1825 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.480-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PE, shelf 25

Physical description

Print depicting a child eating from a bowl with a cat beside her.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

01/01/1810 (published)

Artist/maker

Meyer, Henry Hoppner, born 1782 - died 1847 (engraver)
Reeve, Richard, born 1780 (publisher)
Owen, William, born 1769 - died 1825 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by W. Owen Esqr. R.A. Engraved by Henry Meyer. Published by Richd. Reeve, 7, Vere Street, Jany. 1st. 1810.'
Lettered with title and

Dimensions

Height: 34 cm, Width: 25.1 cm

Descriptive line

Print entitled 'Puss in hopes' showing a child eating from a bowl. Mezzotint by Henry Hoppner Meyer after William Owen, 1810.

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

Child; Bowl; Cat

Categories

Prints; Children & Childhood

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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