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Print - Flora, the Gipsy Girl

Flora, the Gipsy Girl

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    England (printed)

  • Date:

    1852 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Baxter, George, born 1804 - died 1867 (print-maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Baxter print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Francis William Baxter

  • Museum number:

    E.3060-1932

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PE, shelf 51, box J

Physical description

Oval shaped colour print, with gold border, depicting a portrait of a girl, facing the viewer, with a garland of flowers around her neck and flowers in her hair and around her wrists. Behind her is a backdrop of wildflowers and trees.

Place of Origin

England (printed)

Date

1852 (published)

Artist/maker

Baxter, George, born 1804 - died 1867 (print-maker)

Materials and Techniques

Baxter print on paper

Dimensions

Height: 7.8125 in, Width: 6.25 in

Descriptive line

Print by George Baxter, 'Flora, the Gipsy Girl,' Baxter-process print, England, 1852

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1932. London: HMSO, 1933
cat. no. 354
Lewis, C. T. Courtney. George Baxter (colour printer) his life and work: a manual for collectors. London: S. Low, Marston & Co. Ltd., 1908.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Baxter-process printing

Subjects depicted

Girl; Flowers; Trees

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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