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Creator:
Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after William Hamilton, 1751–1801, British
Title:

Sheep-Sheering

Additional Title(s):

Sheep-Shearing

Date:
1798
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 13 1/2 x 12 3/16 inches (34.3 x 30.9 cm) and Image: 8 3/16 x 10 3/16 inches (20.8 x 25.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on front, lower right: "letter Proof JW"; inscribed in graphite, on back, lower right: "Juer 795"

Lettered, in black ink, left under image: "Painted by W. Hamilton, R A"; center under image: "London Pub.d as the Act directs Sep.r 5 1798. by P. W. Tomkins. N.o49. New Bond Street."; right under image: "Engraved by F. Bartolozzi R.A. Engraver to his Majesty."; center: "SHEEP -- SHEARING."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.694
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bonnet | bucket | children | clouds | farms | fences | flowers (plants) | garlands | genre subject | hat | houses | jacket | landscape | men | porch | rams | ribbon | shears | steps | suits | trees | women | wool
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40936
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