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The Fern Gatherers

  • Object:

    Mezzotint

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1 May 1799 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    George Morland, born 1763 - died 1804 (artist)
    Smith, John Raphael, born 1752 - died 1812 (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    mezzotint, hand coloured

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Ada Margarette, Lady Moreton

  • Museum number:

    E.102-1945

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case J, shelf 9, box A(I)

Physical description

Mezzotint of fern gatherers

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1 May 1799 (published)

Artist/maker

George Morland, born 1763 - died 1804 (artist)
Smith, John Raphael, born 1752 - died 1812 (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

mezzotint, hand coloured

Dimensions

Height: 18.75 in, Width: 23.5 in

Descriptive line

George Morland, engraved by John Raphael Smith. The Fern Gatherers. Hand-coloured mezzotint. Published London, 1 May 1799.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1945, London: HMSO, 1956.

Techniques

Mezzotint; Hand colouring

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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