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Wallachian Sheep

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Europe (made)

  • Date:

    17th century - 18th century(?) (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Intaglio print on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Two Wallachian Sheep (with long curling horns) standing side-by-side facing to the right of the image. The sheep standing to the back has its head turned almost enough to look to the left of the image.

Place of Origin

Europe (made)


17th century - 18th century(?) (made)



Materials and Techniques

Intaglio print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Wallachian Sheep.
Title, centre below image.


Height: 27.2-27.4 cm sheet, Width: 19 cm sheet, Height: 17.5 cm plate impression (approx), Width: 11.3 cm plate impression (approx)

Descriptive line

'Wallachian Sheep'. Two sheep with long curling horns standing side-by-side, facing to the right of the image. Intaglio print on paper. Anonymous. 17th-18th century(?).


Paper (fiber product); Printing ink


Intaglio printing

Subjects depicted



Prints; Animals and Wildlife


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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