Autumn-Sowing of Grain

Print
1813 (engraved), c.1796 (drawn), 1818 (published)
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Hand-coloured etching and aquatint depicting the 'Autumn-Sowing of Grain'. A group of three agricultural labourers sow grain in the foreground, holding baskets, whilst another figure moves two large working horses across the field in the background, before a small village with a church. There are also chicken-like birds and a dog with the corner of a pond shown in the botton right hand corner. Lettered with the title and publishing details.


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Materials and Techniques
Hand-coloured etching and aquatint
Brief Description
Hand-coloured etching and aquatint depicting the 'Autumn-Sowing of Grain', engraved by J. Hassell for the publication 'Aqua Pictura', after a drawing by J. M. W. Turner. Great Britain, 1813.
Physical Description
Hand-coloured etching and aquatint depicting the 'Autumn-Sowing of Grain'. A group of three agricultural labourers sow grain in the foreground, holding baskets, whilst another figure moves two large working horses across the field in the background, before a small village with a church. There are also chicken-like birds and a dog with the corner of a pond shown in the botton right hand corner. Lettered with the title and publishing details.
Credit line
Mummery Bequest
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Miller, Elizabeth. Hand Coloured British Prints. London: Published by Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1987.
Other Number
R.817 - Rawlinson number (Mummery Bequest)
Collection
Accession Number
E.5380-1946

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