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Description

"MATERNAL INSTRUCTION" Woman seated at table, instructing her son. Her hand rests on book. She wears white neo-classical dress; cream-colored shawl on chair. He is dressed in blue suit w/ white ruffled shirt. At base of picture under title: "Though the young memory is fraught/ With the wise rules which Sages taught/ Left to itself 'twill careless grow/ Nor need to keep what Books bestow:/ Instruction's silken cords must bind/ Each wholesome precept on the mind."

Details

Maker
Meyer (Maker)
After Buck, Adam (Artist)
R. Ackermann's Repository Arts (Publisher)
Date
1812
Inscriptions
Under image, lower left hand corner: ""A. Buck delt."" Lower right hand corner: ""Meyer sculpt."" Under motto: ""London Publish'd 1st April, 1812, at R. Ackermann's Repository Arts, 101 Strand""
Location of origin
London, England
Material
hand coloring
ink
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Education
education
Hand Colored
hand coloring
Ink
ink
mezzotints (prints)
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
watercolor (paint)
Dimensions
12 x 14 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.314
GUSN
17401

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