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Print - Varty's Series of Domestic & Wild Animals
  • Varty's Series of Domestic & Wild Animals
    Varty, Thomas
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Varty's Series of Domestic & Wild Animals

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    19th century (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Varty, Thomas (publisher)
    Landseer, Edwin Henry (Sir), born 1802 - died 1873 (artist)
    Robinson, Frederick (lithographer)
    Day & Haghe (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Coloured lithograph print on paper, backed with woven material.

  • Museum number:

    E.264-1901

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

A reindeer viewed in profile, facing to the right of the picture, standing in a snow-covered landscape. To the right, in the middle distance, is a reindeer pulling along a figure in a sledge.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

19th century (published)

Artist/maker

Varty, Thomas (publisher)
Landseer, Edwin Henry (Sir), born 1802 - died 1873 (artist)
Robinson, Frederick (lithographer)
Day & Haghe (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Coloured lithograph print on paper, backed with woven material.

Marks and inscriptions

VARTY'S SERIES OF DOMESIC & WILD ANIMALS.
Series title, centre above illustration.

After Landseer_ F Robinson, lith
Below bottom left corner of illustration.

London, Published by THOMAS VARTY, Educational Depository
Centre, below illustration.

Day & Haghe, Lithrs. To the Queen
Below bottom right corner of illustration.

THE REIN DEER.
Title of illustration, centre, below publishing information.

No.12.
Plate number, above top right corner of illustration.

There are traces of a signature in the bottom left corner of illustration.

Dimensions

Height: 27 cm, Width: 34.2 cm

Object history note

See other lithograph illustrations from the series: E.253 to 288-1901.

Descriptive line

'The Rein Deer'. Coloured lithograph print on paper. After Landseer. 'Drawn on stone' by Frederick Robinson. Part of 'Varty's Series of Domestic & Wild Animals'. Printed by Day & Haghe. Published by Thomas Varty, London. 19th century.

Production Note

The print is inscribed After Landseer, it is almost certain that this refers to Edwin Henry Landseer.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography; Colouring

Subjects depicted

Snow; Mountains; Sledge; Reindeer

Categories

Prints; Illustration

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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