Creator Place of Birth

Nottingham, England

Creator Nationality

British

Creator Life Dates

1731-1809

Creation Date

1780

Description

Two men on horses, a woman carrying a basket on her head and at her hip, and a shepherd walk on a dirt path in the foreground.The ruins of a tower stand to the right of the composition, with a river and a bridge separating the figures from the rest of the ruins in the background. Rays of sunlight stream through parted clouds.

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Provenance

"Published by John and Josiah Boydell at the Shakespeare Gallery; an engraving of the Seats of the Nobility and Gentry of Great Britain and Wales, after eminent artists." Reproduced from Sandy's Views (London: G. Kearlsy, 1175-1781). Plate 78; Engraver James Roberts (1753-1809). Published as the Act Direct, March 1, 1870. See De Young/Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco Catalogue.

Medium

Engraving and Etching

Dimensions

6.75 x 8.25, 9.25 x 11 (in frame)

Catalogue Number

2015.40

Keywords

british print, engraving, landscape, castle, ireland

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