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Creator:
Print made by George Bickham, 1683/4–1758, British
after unknown artist
Published by Henry Overton, 1675/6–1751, British
Title:
Title page for a 'New Drawing Book principally consisting of Beasts in various Actions' (1 of 6)
Date:
undated
Medium:
Etching on medium, smooth, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 7/8 x 7 1/8 inches (30.2 x 18.1 cm), Plate: 8 3/8 x 5 13/16 inches (21.3 x 14.7 cm), and Image: 7 3/8 x 5 1/16 inches (18.8 x 12.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, in black ink, upper center: "A | New Drawing Book: | principally consisting of | Beasts in various Actions. | Engrav'd | from the Performances of the most | EMINENT MASTERS, | By Geo. Bickham jun.r | MCDCCXXX"; lower center: "N. B. As this Book consists entirely of finish'd Pieces, they will be Sold separate (if | requir'd) being not Only proper for Youth to Copy after, but Ornamental for Ye Closet. | London, Printed and Sold by H: Overton and J. Hoole at the White Horse without Newgate."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.991
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | animals | bushes | cows | drapery | fields | goats | hills | lambs | plants | rams
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:41386
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