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The Fair Forrester

  • Object:

    Printing Plate

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1835 (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wyatt, Henry, born 1794 - died 1840 (artist)
    Doo, George Thomas RA, born 1800 - died 1886 (engraver)
    Moon, Boys & Graves (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraved copperplate

  • Museum number:

    E.2298A-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case EDUC, shelf 9, box G

Physical description

'The Fair Forrester'. An engraving of the picture by Henry Wyatt, depicting a young woman holding a small dog, set against a picturesque landscape with trees. Details of the artist, engraver, publisher etc. are given below the image. Engraved copperplate with bevelled edges.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1835 (engraved)

Artist/maker

Wyatt, Henry, born 1794 - died 1840 (artist)
Doo, George Thomas RA, born 1800 - died 1886 (engraver)
Moon, Boys & Graves (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraved copperplate

Marks and inscriptions

J. LARGE & CO. / 15 LITTLE NEW ST. / SHOE LANE LONDON
Stamped into verso of plate.

PAINTED BY HENRY WYATT, PUPIL OF SIR THOS LAWRENCE, P.R.A. ENGRAVED BY GEORGE T. DOO, 1835
Lettered directly below image (in reverse).

To Mrs Barron, of Great Baddon, Essex
THIS PRINT OF
THE FAIR FORRESTER,
[illegible] by her Faithful and Obliged Friend George T. Doo
Lettered in the centre below the image, the first and last lines in italic script (in reverse).

LONDON PUB June 27, 1835, FOR THE PROPRIETER, GEORGE T. DOO: 10 ADAMS TERRACE, CAMDEN TOWN BY F. G. MOON, 20 THREADNEEDLE STREET CITY
Lettered across bottom of plate (in reverse).

Dimensions

Height: 44 cm, Width: 34.1 cm

Descriptive line

Stipple and line-engraved copper plate. George Thomas Doo after a picture by Henry Wyatt. The Fair Forrester, published by F. G. Moon, London, 1835.

Production Note

See a print taken from this plate, E.2298-1910.

Materials

Copper

Techniques

Engraving; Bevelling

Subjects depicted

Landscape; Woman; Dog

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Clothing; Tools & Equipment

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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