Engraving and Etching
6.75 x 8.25, 9.25 x 11 (in frame)
Long-term Loan from the Estate of Boris Blick, 2015
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.
"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.
british print, engraving, landscape, castle, ireland