Print

1934 (published)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Wood-engraving, signed in pencil 'Iain Macnab'. The print depicts three men and a woman in the centre, situated in what appears to be an inn. One of the men is lifting a tankard next to a bottle. Another man, seated next to the woman who is standing, has his arm around her back and his hand on her breast.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Wood-engraving
Brief Description
One of a set of 12 artist's proofs by Iain Macnab R.E., P.R.O.I. (1890-1967) for the illustrations to Robert Burns' 'Tam O'Shanter'. Wood-engraving published by the Samson Press, Warlingham, Surrey, 1934.
Physical Description
Wood-engraving, signed in pencil 'Iain Macnab'. The print depicts three men and a woman in the centre, situated in what appears to be an inn. One of the men is lifting a tankard next to a bottle. Another man, seated next to the woman who is standing, has his arm around her back and his hand on her breast.
Dimensions
  • Height: 5.1cm
  • Width: 7.7cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'Iain Macnab' (Signed in pencil)
  • (Variously inscribed and numbered)
Credit line
Given by Mrs. Helen Macnab, widow of the Artist
Subjects depicted
Literary ReferenceRobert Burns
Associated Objects
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1968 London: HMSO, 1969.
Collection
Accession Number
E.890-1968

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