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Creator:
Print made by Edward Calvert, 1799–1883, British
Title:

The Ploughman

Former Title(s):

The Ploughman or Christian Ploughing the Last Furrow of Life

Additional Title(s):

Christian Ploughing the Last Furrow of Life

Date:
1827
Medium:
Wood-engraving on medium, smooth, cream Asian paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 11/16 x 5 1/2 inches (9.4 x 14 cm) and Image: 3 3/16 x 5 inches (8.1 x 12.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "F. 5. 3rd .st. A fine proof"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "The Ploughman."; inscribed in graphite, center on back, written vertically downwards: "11" (encircled); inscribed in graphite, lower left on back: "The Ploughman"; inscribed in graphite, lower right on back: "MH."

Lettered lower center within image: "EDW.D. CALVERT. | INVEN."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10895
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
agriculture | animal art | corn | cymbals | dancing | death | food | forest | genre subject | grazing | harp | horses (animals) | life | lightning | lyre | man | musicians | nudes | plough (agricultural equipment) | serpent | sheep | shepherd's crook | shepherdess | snake | stump | sun | sunset | trees | vines | wheat | women
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29321
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Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, v.1: p. 202, no. 388a, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)


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