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Print - Asses and Horses

Asses and Horses

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1821 (made)
    1824 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Landseer, Edwin Henry (Sir), born 1802 - died 1873 (artist)
    Ernest Gambart & Co. (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching on copper, printed on India paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by John Sheepshanks

  • Museum number:

    FA.400

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EE, shelf 121, box a

Physical description

Two etching on copper, printed on paper, depicting horses and donkeys. Proof before the number (12) in the top right hand corner. Before letters. Initialled and dated by the artist.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1821 (made)
1824 (made)

Artist/maker

Landseer, Edwin Henry (Sir), born 1802 - died 1873 (artist)
Ernest Gambart & Co. (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Etching on copper, printed on India paper

Marks and inscriptions

E. L. 1821
Signed and dated by the artist

E. L. 1824
Signed and dated by the artist

Dimensions

Height: 8.9375 in, Width: 5.9375 in

Descriptive line

Two etchings by Edwin Landseer on one plate entitled 'Asses and Horses', or 'The Donkeys' and 'Old Horses'. Great Britain, early 1820s.

Materials

India paper; Ink

Techniques

Etching; Printing

Subjects depicted

Donkeys; Mules; Horses

Categories

Prints; Animals and Wildlife

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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