The Hermitage of Warkworth
- Engraving and etching on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper, mounted on, thick, rough, blued white, wove paper
- Mount: 21 1/4 × 30 1/8 inches (54 × 76.5 cm), Sheet (trimmed to plate): 17 1/2 × 22 1/8 inches (44.5 × 56.2 cm), and Image: 15 1/4 × 20 1/4 inches (38.7 × 51.4 cm)
Lettered, lower left: "The Figures drawn & engraved by P. Pollard. | But thou the honours of thy race, | Lov'd Youth shalt now restore | And raise again the Percy name | More glorious than before"; lettered, lower right: "The Landscape engraved by J. Peltrio from a Drawing taken on teh Spot. | He ceas'd, and on the lovely pair | His choisest blessings laid | While they with thanks & pitying tears | His mournful tale repaid."; lettered, lower center: " LONDON: Published 4th, August 1787, by Rt. Pollard, No.15 Braynes Row, Spa Fields. | The HERMITAGE of WARKWORTH. | The Figures from Dr. PIERCY'S celebrated Northumberland Ballad. | NB: The above Relique of antiquity belongs to HIs Grace the Duke of Northumberland __The Chapel, Sacristy & c. hollowed in the solid Rock, are 18 feet long, 7 feet in width & height__in the adjoining Cliff is cut a winding Stair-case, wihich leads to the Hermits Orchard at the top. the Building below was his dwelling, but has been long in ruins."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
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Robert Pollard, 1755–1838, British, The Hermitage of Warkworth, 1787
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