The Woodman's Return

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1797

GUSN

GUSN-180129

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

Descriptive Terms

prints (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
ink
wood (plant material)
Print

Inscription

"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.),

Additional Identification Number

P636

Maker

After Wheatley, Francis, 1747-1801 (Artist)
Whefsell, J (Engraver)

Dimensions

32 5/16 x 27 4/16 x 14/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1059