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1971.767 (RS117760)

Description

Black and white engraving of a stag with mountain vista behind; molded wooden frame painted black on sides, covered with gesso and gilt on front. On back of frame, under mylar there appears to be another engraving or print, the back of which is inscribed.

Details

Maker
Landseer, Edwin Henry, Sir, 1802-1873 (Painter)
Date
1834-1867
Inscriptions
Stag engraving inscribed: ""Painted by Sir Edwin Landseer, R.A./Engraved by Thom Landseer."" Second engraving inscribed: ""The American Edition of Boydell's/Illustrations of Shakspeare,/Restored to all the pristine beauty of the first proofs./.../New York./S. Spooner, 106 Liberty-St.""
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
steel engraving (printing process)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
engravings (prints)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE
Stag
stags
steel engraving (printing process)
Stipple Engraved
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
Shakespeare, William
Dimensions
34.25 x 33 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.767
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5448

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