- The Two Asses
- Etching and drypoint on moderately thick, smooth, cream wove paper
- Sheet: 10 3/8 x 6 7/8in. (26.4 x 17.5cm), Plate: 6 x 3 3/8 inches (15.3 x 8.5 cm), and Image: 6 x 3 3/8 inches (15.3 x 8.5 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, lower left to lower center: "H50III"; inscribed in graphite, lower center: "[?C]3" (encircled); inscribed in graphite, lower left on back, written upside down: "1965.118.11"
Marked in black ink, center on back, stamped upside down: "B" stamped within a cube shape (this is the collector's mark of Gordon A Block); marked in pale red ink, lower left on back: "A C" stamped within a rectangle (this is the collector's mark of A Chariatte)
Lettered lower left to lower right within image: "This plate is a part of the square one wh. follows it. Both | were drawn and bitten under the Mordant and afterwards | cut. The balance wd. have been better preserved if the | division had not been made, and if this white space | had been filled in with strong work as intended. | S. H."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, The G. Allen Smith Collection, transfer from the Yale University Art Gallery
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- animal art | donkeys | foliage | landscape | leaves | light | shadows | text | trees
- Associated Places:
- Europe | Ireland | Tipperary
- Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Francis Seymour Haden, 1818–1910, British, The Two Asses, 1863
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