Engraving

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1835-1860

GUSN

GUSN-6635

Description

Black and white engraving of a woman seated on a rock in foreground with landscape behind; full length figure; three quarter pose in slight profile; no inscriptions; wooden frame with applied gesso gilt; organic floral and vine border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

engravings (prints)
abalone shell
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
women (female humans)
Abalone
Unidentified Paper
Stipple Engraved
Woman
PICTURE

Inscription

Label on back: ""FROM / HENRY GRAVES & COMPANY / Publishers in Ordinary / To Her Majesty The Queen and H.R.H. The Royal Consort/ 6, Pall Mall, London, S.W."" Label/tag: (""E.W.M."")

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

London, England

Dimensions

30.25 x 23.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1400