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Print made by Edward Calvert, 1799–1883

The Bride

Engraving and drypoint on thin, slightly textured, cream Asian paper
Sheet: 4 5/16 x 7 inches (10.9 x 17.8 cm), Plate: 4 5/16 x 6 1/2 inches (10.9 x 16.5 cm), Image: 3 1/16 x 5 inches (7.7 x 12.7 cm)

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "F. 1."; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "B ? 3rd. st., but before publns."; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "The Bride"; inscribed in graphite, lower right on back: "M.H."

Lettered lower left within image: "EDW.D CALVERT INVEN. ET SCULP."; lettered lower left below image: "O GOD! THY BRIDE SEEKETH THEE. A STRAY LAMB IS LED TO THY FOLDS."; lettered lower center to lower right below image: "LONDON PUBLISHED AS THE ACT DIRECTS NOVEMBER XVII MDCCCXXVIII BY EDWARD CALVERT XVII RUSSELL S.T BRIXTON ROAD." (at "EDWARD" the text turns upwards at a right angle, to wrap around the edge of the image)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
basket | beehives | bride | building | cottage | drapery | fence | flowers (plants) | fruit | gate | grapes | grass | hay | hills | house | lamb | landscape | man | nudes | path | river | ruins | sheep | staff | star | stick | straw | stream | thatch | trees | village | vines | water | woman
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IIIF Manifest:

Connections (Yale Center for British Art, 2011-05-26 - 2011-09-11) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

The Romantic Print in Britain - Yale Center for British Art (Carnegie Museum of Art, 2004-02-14 - 2004-05-09) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

The Romantic Landscape Prints - The Chiaroscuro of Nature (Yale Center for British Art, 2002-09-25 - 2002-12-29) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Painting in England 1700-1850 : collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon : Exhibition at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, , 1,2, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, v.1: p.202, no. 388c, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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