The Novel

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1787

GUSN

GUSN-55903

Description

Black and white engraving entitled "The Novel". Depicts young woman seated at dressing table and older woman at the bed extracting a novel from beneath the pillow. After Northcote. Black & gold rectangular frame; original glass.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pictures (two-dimensional representations)
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Stipple Engraved
PICTURE

Associated Building

Original to Josiah Quincy House (Quincy, Mass.),

Maker

AFTER Northcote (Maker)
Parker, Isaiah (Engraver)
Harris, John, 1787 (Publisher)

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

16.825 x 14.825 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edmund Quincy

Accession Number

1972.64