Engraving

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-5263

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

Descriptive Terms

landscapes (representations)
engravings (prints)
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
agriculture
ferries
figure- and animal-derived motifs
horse (animal)
pastoral
sheep (genus)
Unidentified Paper
Stipple Engraved
Horse
Sheep
Agriculture
Pastoral
Ferry
PICTURE, LANDSCAPE

Inscription

""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.

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Giller, William (Engraver)
Herring, Sr., J.F. (Painter)

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

27.5 x 38.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.626