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Aquatint

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    c.1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Aquatint and colour wood block print

  • Museum number:

    E.669-1937

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case Z, shelf 2, box B

Physical description

Rustic scene showing, to the centre of the image, a squire on horseback talking to a farmer who is wearing a red waistcoat. In the foreground, a flock of sheep with lambs are in a field surrounded by wooden fencing. In the distance; to the left of the image a farmstead can be seen, and to the right a mansion property.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

c.1850 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Aquatint and colour wood block print

Marks and inscriptions

ANONYMOUS (Landscapes).
Rustic scene showing farmer and squire, and flock of sheep in /
a pen in the foreground ; in the distance, to right and left, /
a mansion and a farm. English, c. 1850. /
Aquatint and colour wood blocks. (7 3/8 x 9 1/16) E.669-1937. /
Given by Mr. A. R. Harvey.
Label affixed to verso of print, bottom-left corner.

A. R. Harvey / HOLBORN W.C. / WESTMINSTER S.W. / KESNGINTON W.W. / CONNOISSEUR / [?]M / ZZAN.
Stamped in green, centre of verso.

Dimensions

Height: 19 cm of sheet, Width: 23.1-23.3 cm of sheet

Descriptive line

Rustic scene of a squire on horseback talking to a farmer, with a flock of sheep in the foreground. Aquatint and wood block print on paper. Anonymous. English. c.1850.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1937, London: Board of Education, 1938.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Aquatint; Block printing

Subjects depicted

Squire; Horse; Agriculture; Sheep; Farmer; Farm; Mansion

Categories

Prints; Landscapes

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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