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Print - Great Malabar Squirrel

Great Malabar Squirrel

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (possibly, printed)

  • Date:

    ca.1809(?) (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Warner (printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Intaglio print in black, on watermarked paper

  • Museum number:

    29638:155

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

'Great Malabar Squirrel', viewed in profile, standing on a tree branch with its tail raised, facing to the right of the image. The print is numbered Plate 109. The paper has a watermark of 1809.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (possibly, printed)

Date

ca.1809(?) (printed)

Artist/maker

Warner (printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

Intaglio print in black, on watermarked paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Plate 109'
Lettered above the top-right corner of the image.

'GREAT MALABAR SQUIRREL.'
Title, lettered centrally below the image.

'Warner Sc'
Lettered below bottom right corner of image.

Dimensions

Height: 22.5 cm approx size of sheet, Width: 14 cm approx size of sheet

Descriptive line

'Great Malabar Squirrel', viewed in profile, standing on a tree branch with its tail raised, facing to the right of the image. Intaglio print in black, on watermarked paper. Engraved by Warner. ca.1809(?).

Production Note

The printmaker could possibly be Edward Warner, a London engraver, active about 1750.
The paper has a watermark of 1809.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Intaglio printing

Subjects depicted

Malabar Giant Squirrel; Branch

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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