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Print - Cottage in Wales
  • Cottage in Wales
    Finch, Heneage 4th Earl of Aylesford, born 1751 - died 1812
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Cottage in Wales

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1795 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Finch, Heneage 4th Earl of Aylesford, born 1751 - died 1812 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching

  • Museum number:

    E.3309-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EE, shelf 137

Physical description

An etching depicting a thatched cottage in a rural setting.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1795 (made)

Artist/maker

Finch, Heneage 4th Earl of Aylesford, born 1751 - died 1812 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Etching

Marks and inscriptions

Signed 'A 1795' and inscribed with title.

Dimensions

Height: 2.6875 in, Width: 3.6875 in

Object history note

This etching belonged to Lady Crichton Maitland (d.1823) to whose mother they were probably given by the Earl of Aylesford.

Descriptive line

Print by Heneage Finch, 4th Earl of Aylesford, 'Cottage in Wales', etching, Great Britain

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1928. London: HMSO, 1929

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Etching

Subjects depicted

Rural scenes; Cottages

Categories

Prints; Topography; Architecture

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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