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Print

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (possibly, printed)
    France (possibly, printed)

  • Date:

    mid 19th century (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kretzschmar, Eduard, born 1807 - died 1858 (engraver)
    E.R et W.G. (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print on paper, using black and white inks

  • Museum number:

    29638:252

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Six goats standing and lying on two mountain ledges. A young boy goat-herder holding a crook accompanies them, sitting on the upper ledge to the right of the image. The image was framed by a single white line but, due to the sheet being trimmed, only the top and right lines remain.

Place of Origin

Germany (possibly, printed)
France (possibly, printed)

Date

mid 19th century (engraved)

Artist/maker

Kretzschmar, Eduard, born 1807 - died 1858 (engraver)
E.R et W.G. (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print on paper, using black and white inks

Marks and inscriptions

'E. R. & W. G.'
Lettered centrally at bottom of the image.

Dimensions

Height: 17 cm sheet, Width: 10.9 cm sheet

Descriptive line

Six goats and a young boy goat-herder standing and lying on two mountain ledges. Engraving print on paper, using black and white inks. Inscribed 'E.R. & W.G.'. Possibly engraved by Edouard Kretzschmar. Mid 19th century.

Production Note

The print is inscribed 'E.R .& W.G.', suggesting that the original design may be attributed to them.
Object 29638:234 is lettered as being engraved by Eduard Kretzschmar and appears to be a part of the same series as this print.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Mountains; Bells (idiophones); Boy; Goats (animals); Collar

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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