Mezzotint

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1812

GUSN

GUSN-17401

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

Descriptive Terms

mezzotints (prints)
hand coloring
ink
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
education
Unidentified Paper
Ink
Watercolor
Hand Colored
Education
PICTURE

Inscription

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""

Maker

Meyer (Maker)
After Buck, Adam (Artist)
R. Ackermann's Repository Arts (Publisher)

Location of Origin

London, England

Dimensions

12 x 14 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1970.314