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1971.626 (RS117651)

Description

Black and white engraving of an English country scene; one white and one black horse occupy central foreground, surrounded by sheep; an inn and trees occupy right background; a group of three horses occupy middle ground on left and lead eye back to sheep, people and river; wooden frame with elaborate gesso and gilt organic motif.

Details

Maker
Giller, William (Engraver)
Herring, Sr., J.F. (Painter)
Date
1800-1850
Inscriptions
""WAITING FOR THE FERRY BOAT./From the Original Picture in the Collection of Charles Theobald Moud Esqre."" Coat of arms in center of inscription with ""SAPERE AUDE"" on banner.
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Agriculture
agriculture
engraving (printing process)
engravings (prints)
ferries
Ferry
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Horse
horse (animal)
landscapes (representations)
paper (fiber product)
pastoral
Pastoral
PICTURE, LANDSCAPE
Sheep
sheep (genus)
Stipple Engraved
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
27.5 x 38.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.626
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5263

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