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Country Girl of Tuscany

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    late 18th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gaugain, Thomas, born 1756 - died 1812 (engraver)
    Northcote, James, born 1746 - died 1831 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour stipple engraving, printed from one plate, with additional colour by hand

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs. M. V. Cunliffe

  • Museum number:

    E.132-1963

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EST, shelf 7

Physical description

Print, Country Girl of Tuscany.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)

Date

late 18th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Gaugain, Thomas, born 1756 - died 1812 (engraver)
Northcote, James, born 1746 - died 1831 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Colour stipple engraving, printed from one plate, with additional colour by hand

Marks and inscriptions

'I. Northcote delt. T. Gaugain Sculpt.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 25.1 cm cut to, Width: 20.3 cm cut to

Object history note

This print is a companion to 'Blind Girl of the environs of Rome, E.133-1963. A monochrome impression published by A. Molteno, London, 1794, is in the Department of Prints and Drawings, E.1742-1952.

Descriptive line

Country Girl of Tuscany. Print, colour stipple-engraving by Thomas Gaugain after James Northcote, late-18th century.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1963 . London: HMSO, 1964.

Techniques

Stipple engraving; Hand-colouring

Subjects depicted

Girl

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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