Engraving

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1834-1867

GUSN

GUSN-5448

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

Descriptive Terms

engravings (prints)
paper (fiber product)
steel engraving (printing process)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
stags
Unidentified Paper
Stipple Engraved
Stag
PICTURE

Inscription

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.""

Associated Person

Shakespeare, William

Associated Building

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

Maker

Landseer, Edwin Henry, Sir, 1802-1873 (Painter)

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

34.25 x 33 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.767