Creation Date

1780

Era

1600-1800

Medium

Engraving and Etching

Dimensions

In frame: 9 4/16 x 11 in. (23.5 x 27.9 cm)
Not in frame: 6 12/16 x 8 4/16 in. (17.1 x 21.0 cm)

Credit Line

Long-term Loan from the Estate of Boris Blick, 2015

Accession Number

2015.40

Creator Biography

Paul Sandby R.A., British, born in Nottingham, England, 1731-1809.

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.

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.

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Keywords

british print, engraving, landscape, castle, ireland

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