<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search

 
Creator:
Print made by Samuel Cousins, 1801–1887, British
and William Walker, 1791–1867, British
after Alexander Nasmyth, 1758–1840, British
Published by William Walker, 1791–1867, British
Title:

Robert Burns

Date:
1830
Medium:
Mezzotint on thick, moderately textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 19 1/16 × 14 11/16 inches (48.4 × 37.3 cm) and Image: 15 13/16 × 12 1/2 inches (40.2 × 31.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "#50"

Lettered, lower center: "ROBERT BURNS | BORN MDCCLIX. DIED MDCCXCVI. | PRIVATE PLATE, Excudit December 1830. Wm. Walker.No.64 Margaret Street, Cavendish Square, and 22, London Street, Edinburgh | Robert Burns | Engraved by Wm. Walker and S. Cousins from the original Picture of the same size, in the Possession of Mrs. Burns Painted by Alex. Nasmyth in 1787"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.578
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open to Yale ID holders by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22274
Export:
XML


If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.