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Print - FAIR ELLEN
  • FAIR ELLEN
    Herring, John Frederick Sr., born 1795 - died 1865
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FAIR ELLEN

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed and published)

  • Date:

    01/02/1831 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Herring, John Frederick Sr., born 1795 - died 1865 (painter)
    Scott, John R. (engraver)
    M. A. Pittman (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.860-1896

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

'FAIR ELLEN'. Dark-coloured racehorse, with distinctive white markings just behind the withers, wearing a bridle, a man in a top hat holding the reins. In the left corner of the foreground is a bottle and a small bundle alongside the horse's rug which bears the initials 'H M'.

Place of Origin

London (printed and published)

Date

01/02/1831 (published)

Artist/maker

Herring, John Frederick Sr., born 1795 - died 1865 (painter)
Scott, John R. (engraver)
M. A. Pittman (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

FAIR ELLEN.
Title, centre below image.

Published by M. A. Pittman. Warwick Square, London Feby 1.1831.
Centre below title.

J. F. Herring pinxt.
Below bottom-left corner of image.

Jn. R. Scott Sculpt
Below bottom-right corner of image.

H M
Lettered on blanket as part of design.

Dimensions

Height: 12.6 cm of sheet, Width: 16.2 cm of sheet, Height: 9.4 cm of image, Width: 13 cm of image

Descriptive line

'FAIR ELLEN'. Dark-coloured racehorse, with distinctive white markings just behind the withers, with a man holding its reins. Engraving print on paper; After a painting by John Frederick Herring (Sr.).Engraved by John R. Scott. Published by M. A. Pittman, London. 1831.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Man; Top hat; Bottle; Bridle; Horse

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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