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  • Print
    Biedermann, Johan Jakob, born 1763 - died 1830
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  • Date:

    late 18th century - mid 19th century(?) (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Biedermann, Johan Jakob, born 1763 - died 1830 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Intaglio print on paper

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  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

To the left of the picture, a man wearing a hat is sitting with a dog under his arm and a crook on the ground alongside him. To the right of the picture, three cattle are lying down at different angles, a calf lying alongside the cow nearest the foreground. In the centre of the composition a pale-coloured cow is standing, viewed slightly from behind at an angle, with its head turned to the viewer.


late 18th century - mid 19th century(?) (printed)


Biedermann, Johan Jakob, born 1763 - died 1830 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Intaglio print on paper


Height: 12.2 - 12.5 cm of sheet, Width: 23.6 - 23.8 cm of sheet, Height: 11.4 cm plate impression (approx), Width: 22.5 cm plate impression (approx)

Descriptive line

A man and his dog sitting alongside a group of four cattle and a calf. Intaglio print on paper. By J. J. Biedermann. Late 18th - mid 19th century(?).

Production Note

This print is identical in style to prints E.450-1886 and E.452-1886, both of which are inscribed J. J. Biedermann f. - this is probably Johan Jakob Biedermann (1763-1830).




Intaglio printing

Subjects depicted

Man; Calf (animal); Cattle; Dog




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