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The Woodman's Return

2006.44.1059 (RS86697)

Description

Framed color print of four figures in an outdoor scene. The four figures stand on a path that leads out of the woods on the left to a small cottage to the right. There is a man in a loose shirt with breeches and socks. He has a hat, a barrel and carries bound sticks over his left shoulder. The woman is wearing a red and yellow dress with a blue and red shawl and a hat with a cloth beneath it. She also carries a bundle of sticks. The boy is wearing a loose shirt and vest with breeches. He holds a hat in his hands. The girl is wearing a blue dress with a hat and she is carrying a covered basket. There is a brown and white dog in front of the children. There are four sheep next to a dialpitated fence to the left.

Details

Maker
After Wheatley, Francis, 1747-1801 (Artist)
Whefsell, J (Engraver)
Date
1797
Inscriptions
"F. Wheatly R.A. pinxt." (embossed)
"J. Whefsell. Sculpt" (printed)
"London. Published January. 1st 1797 by T. Simpson. St. Paul's Church Yark and Darling & Thomspon Gt Newport Street." (printed)
"The Woodman's Return" (printed)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
ink
paper (fiber product)
Print
prints (visual works)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
32 5/16 x 27 4/16 x 14/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1059
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
180129

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