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Creator:
Print made by Edward Calvert, 1799–1883, British
Title:
The Sheep of His Pasture
Date:
ca. 1828
Medium:
Engraving on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper with cream chine collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 3/8 x 4 1/16 inches (6.1 x 10.3 cm), Plate: 1 5/8 x 3 1/4 inches (4.2 x 8.2 cm), and Image: 1 9/16 x 3 1/16 inches (3.9 x 7.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Edw. Calvert. F.2."; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "The Sheep of his Pasture"; inscribed in graphite, center right on back, written vertically downwards: "[...] [...] [...] | [...] | [...] [...] | 18[...]"; inscribed in graphite, center right on back, written vertically downwards: "ECalvert."; inscribed in graphite, center right on back, written vertically downwards: "Designed + engraved | on Copper | 1828"; inscribed in graphite, center on back, written vertically downwards: "2" (encircled); inscribed in graphite, lower left on back, written diagonally downwards: "MH."; inscribed in graphite, lower left on back: "Sheep of his pasture"

Lettered lower left within image: "EDW.D. CALVERT | IN.ET SC"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10897
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | bank | barn | corn | fence | field | forest | grazing | hills | house | landscape | pasture | river | sheep | stream | sun | trees | wheat
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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The Romantic Landscape Prints - The Chiaroscuro of Nature (Yale Center for British Art, 2002-09-25 - 2002-12-29)

The Romantic Print in Britain - Yale Center for British Art (Carnegie Museum of Art, 2004-02-14 - 2004-05-09)

Connections (Yale Center for British Art, 2011-05-26 - 2011-09-11)

Publications:
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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. 388c, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29323
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