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The Fair Forrester

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1835 (published)

  • 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:

    copperplate engraving print

  • Museum number:

    E.2298-1910

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

'The Fair Forrester'. A copperplate engraving print 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.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1835 (published)

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

copperplate engraving print

Marks and inscriptions

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

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.

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.

Dimensions

Height: 32.9 cm size of image, Width: 26.2 cm size of image, Height: 42.2 cm size of sheet, Width: 32.5 cm size of sheet, Height: 45 cm size of backing sheet, Width: 35.2 cm size of backing sheet

Descriptive line

Engraving. George Thomas Doo after a picture by Henry Wyatt. The Fair Forrester, published by F. G. Moon, London, 1835. Modern impression taken from the original copper printing plate.

Production Note

See the plate that this print was taken from, E.2298A-1910.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Dog; Landscapes (representations); Woman

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Clothing; Printmaking techniques

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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