Creator

Hugh Dean

Creator Nationality

British

Creator Life Dates

1758-1784

Creation Date

1783

Description

A young shepherd sits with goats and sheep inside a clearing surrounded by the ruined walls of a stone fortress, slightly obscured by overgrown plants.

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Provenance

From I.P. Hackert, Quatre Vues des Environs de Naples, 1779; engraved by Peter Paul Benazech. This plate is inscribed to Sir Noah Thomas, knight, physician to the king, fellow of the College of Physicians and of the Royal Society by his Most Obliged and Humble Servant Peter Benazech. London, published as the Acts Direct on Oct. 20, 1783 and sold by William Faden, Geographer to the King, Corner of St. Martin's Lane.

Medium

Engraving

Catalogue Number

2015.60

Keywords

british print, engraving, hugh dean, 2015.60

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