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FLYING KATE

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed and published)

  • Date:

    01/09/1832 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Calvert, Henry, born 1798 (painter)
    Cook, Henry R. (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.867-1896

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

'FLYING KATE'. A dark-coloured horse, viewed in profile, trotting towards a man who has his right hand outstreched. The man is wearing breeches, a waistcoat and a top hat. Visible in the background are urban buildings, including a large church (or cathedral) and two industrial chimneys.

Place of Origin

London (printed and published)

Date

01/09/1832 (published)

Artist/maker

Calvert, Henry, born 1798 (painter)
Cook, Henry R. (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

FLYING KATE.
Title, centre below image.

Published by M.A. Pittman, Warwick Square, london, Septr. 1.1832.

H. Calvert, Pinxt.
Below bottom-left corner of image.

H. R. Cook. Sculpt.
Below bottom-right corner of image.

Dimensions

Height: 13.4 cm of sheet, Width: 16.2 cm of sheet, Height: 10.7 cm of image, Width: 13.7 cm of image

Descriptive line

'FLYING KATE'. A dark-coloured horse, viewed in profile, trotting towards a man who has his right hand outstreched. After a painting by Henry Calvert. Engraved by H. R. Cook. Published by M. A. Pittman, London. 1832.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Waistcoat; Man; Chimneys (architectural elements); Horse; Top hat

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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