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Print - Milk below Maids
  • Milk below Maids
    Schiavonetti, Luigi, born 1765 - died 1810
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Milk below Maids

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    02/07/1793 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Schiavonetti, Luigi, born 1765 - died 1810 (engraver)
    Wheatley, Francis RA, born 1747 - died 1801 (artist)
    Paul & Dominic Colnaghi & Co. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour stipple engraving with additional colour by hand

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs M. V. Cunliffe

  • Museum number:

    E.107-1963

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PE, shelf 96, box A

Physical description

Colour print showing a milkmaid handing a pail of milk to a young boy and a girl with a small dog. On the right is a house and railings; in the background to the left is lamp post, and beyond is a carriage

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

02/07/1793 (published)

Artist/maker

Schiavonetti, Luigi, born 1765 - died 1810 (engraver)
Wheatley, Francis RA, born 1747 - died 1801 (artist)
Paul & Dominic Colnaghi & Co. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Colour stipple engraving with additional colour by hand

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by F. Wheatley R.A. Engraved by L. Schiavonetti / London Pub. as the Act Directs July 2. 1793 by Colnaghi & Co. No. 32 Pall Mall'
Lettered

'Milk below Maids Cries of London Qui veut du lait il est tout chaud'
Lettered with title and series title

'Plate 2d'
Numbered

Dimensions

Height: 40.6 cm cut to, Width: 30.5 cm cut to

Object history note

Other impressions of Nos. 1, 2, 5, 10 are in the Department of Prints and Drawings, E.1620-1623-1948.

Descriptive line

Print entitled 'Milk below Maids' depicting a milkmaid with children. Plate (2 of 13) from the series 'Cries of London', published by Colnaghi & Co., London, 1793-1797. Colour stipple engraving by Luigi Schiavonetti after Francis Wheatley.

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.

Production Note

Attribution note: Printed from a single plate

Techniques

Stipple engraving; Hand-colouring

Subjects depicted

Children; Pail; Milkmaid

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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