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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)
    R, E. (artist)
    G, W. (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print on paper, using black and white inks

  • Museum number:

    29638:242

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Two Capra Ibex (a species of goat with large, ridged horns) standing on a mountain ledge. The goat nearest to the viewer is viewed in profile, facing to the right of the image, standing on its hind legs to eat some grass. The goat behind it has turned its head away to look across the mountainous landscape. The image is framed by a single white line.

Place of Origin

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

Date

mid 19th century (engraved)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print on paper, using black and white inks

Marks and inscriptions

'E. R.invt. et W.G. del.'
Lettered in bottom-right corner of the image.

Dimensions

Height: 16.5 cm sheet, Width: 10.8-10.9 cm sheet, Height: 16.5 cm image, Width: 10.6 cm image

Descriptive line

Two Capra Ibex (a species of goat with large, ridged horns) standing on a mountain ledge. Engraving print on paper, using black and white inks. Designed by E. R., drawn by W.G. Possibly engraved by Edouard Kretzschmar. Mid 19th century.

Production Note

The print is inscribed 'E. R.invt. et W.G. del.'.
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

Goats; Ibex; Mountains

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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