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Print - FOX

FOX

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed and published)

  • Date:

    01/05/1801 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gilpin, Sawrey, born 1733 - died 1807 (artist)
    Scott, James (engraver)
    Bunney & Gold (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.898-1896

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

'FOX'. A fox viewed in profile running across grassland.

Place of Origin

London (printed and published)

Date

01/05/1801 (published)

Artist/maker

Gilpin, Sawrey, born 1733 - died 1807 (artist)
Scott, James (engraver)
Bunney & Gold (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

FOX.
Title, centre below image.

Published May 1,1801, By Bunney & Gold, 103 Shoe Lane, London.
Centre below title.

S. Gilpin delt.
Below bottom-left corner of image.

J. Scott. sculpt.
Below bottom-right corner of image.

Dimensions

Height: 12.3 cm of sheet, Width: 18.7 cm of sheet

Descriptive line

'FOX'. A fox viewed in profile running across grassland. Engraving print on paper. After a painting by S. Gilpin. Engraved by J. Scott. Published by Bunney & Gold, London. 1801.

Production Note

The print is inscribed S. Gilpin delt. - this is very probably the celebrated animal painter Sawrey Gilpin.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Fox

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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