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Creator:
Print made by James Ward, 1769–1859, British
after Alexander Nasmyth, 1758–1840, British
Published by Anthony Cardon, 1772–1813, Flemish
Title:

The Spottiswoode Ox

Date:
1804
Medium:
Mezzotint and etching on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 1/4 × 25 1/2 inches (51.4 × 64.8 cm), Plate: 18 × 23 3/4 inches (45.7 × 60.3 cm), and Image: 17 7/8 × 23 3/4 inches (45.4 × 60.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Proof before the writing - "; lower center: "Jhn. Spottiswoode's ford Ox & Heifer &c &c."; lower right: "Engraved by Janes Ward R.A. painter and | Engraver to King George the 4th"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "C"; lower center: "34"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.579
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22275
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