Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Donald and Jessie

  • Object:

    Stipple engraving

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    1 February 1790 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cosway, Richard, born 1742 - died 1821 (artist)
    Bartolozzi, Francesco (R.A.), born 1727 - died 1815 (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stipple engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr G. W. Bagshawe

  • Museum number:

    E.874-1949

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case K, shelf 5, box D

Physical description

Stipple engraving. Oval composition. In the centre is a shepherdess seated on rocks, spinning wool. On the right is a shepherd seated on ground, playing the fife. A dog is to the left.

Place of Origin

London (printed)

Date

1 February 1790 (published)

Artist/maker

Cosway, Richard, born 1742 - died 1821 (artist)
Bartolozzi, Francesco (R.A.), born 1727 - died 1815 (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Stipple engraving

Dimensions

Height: 11.375 in, Width: 8.75 in

Object history note

Illustration to the first volume of A selection of the most favourite Scot songs, by emiment Masters (London: Napier, 1790)

Descriptive line

Francesco Bartolozzi after Richard Cosway. 'Donald and Jessie'. Stipple engraving. February 1790

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1949, London: HMSO, 1961.
A. Baudi di Vesme, Francesco Bartolozzi: Catalogue des Estampes. Milan, 1928

Materials

Printing ink; Printing ink

Techniques

Stipple engraving

Categories

Illustration; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.