Creator

Hugh Dean

Creation Date

2016-09-09

Era

1600-1800

Medium

Engraving

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

2015.60

Creator Biography

Hugh Dean, British, 1758-1784.

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.

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.

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Keywords

british print, engraving, hugh dean, 2015.60

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