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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.256-1901

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

A tiger lying down on what appears to be the body of a deer, with its head aggressively turned to snarl at a tiger standing behind. Both tigers have notably green eyes.

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, 31
Centre, below illustration. The word Strand was printed at the end but has almost disappeared.

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

THE TIGER.
Title of illustration, centre, below publishing information.

No.4.
Plate number, above top right corner of illustration.

Fred Robinson
Signed, 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 Tiger'. 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 - This is very probably Sir Edwin Henry Landseer (1802-1873).

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography; Colouring

Subjects depicted

Tigers

Categories

Prints; Illustration

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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