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A Fruit Market

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1788 (published)
    2/03/1775 (dated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Earlom, Richard, born 1743 - died 1822 (engraver)
    Farington, Joseph RA, born 1747 - died 1821 (draughtsman)
    Snyders, Frans, born 1579 - died 1657 (artist)
    John & Josiah Boydell (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.342-1959

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Print depicting a fruit market. At the bottom of the sheet is a heraldic achievement.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1788 (published)
2/03/1775 (dated)

Artist/maker

Earlom, Richard, born 1743 - died 1822 (engraver)
Farington, Joseph RA, born 1747 - died 1821 (draughtsman)
Snyders, Frans, born 1579 - died 1657 (artist)
John & Josiah Boydell (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'In the Gallery at Houghton. Snyders & Long John Pinxerunt. Joseph Farington delint. Richd. Earlom Sculpsit. John Boydell excudit 1775. Published March 25th. 1775 by John Boydell Engraver, in Cheapside London.'
Lettered with title, size of picture and

Dimensions

Height: 41.6 cm, Width: 57.2 cm

Object history note

This print is a plate from Houghton Gallery, published by John and Josiah Boydell, London, 1788.

Descriptive line

Print entitled 'A Fruit Market'. Mezzotint by Richard Earlom after Frans Snyders, 1788.

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.

Production Note

The accession entry states that this print was published as a plate in Houghton Gallery in 1788, but is originally dated on the print 25th March 1775. Joseph Farington was the intermediary draughtsman.

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Market

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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