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Creator:
Print made by Francis Jukes, 1747–1812, British
after John Boultbee, 1753–1812, British
Title:

Portrait of a Two-Year-Old Ewe, of the New Leicestershire Kind

Date:
1802
Medium:
Etching and aquatint with hand coloring on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 19 x 23 3/8 inches (48.3 x 59.4 cm) and Image: 16 7/8 x 22 5/8 inches (42.9 x 57.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on back in graphite lower right: "E/[...] | C"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Lettered lower left: "J.Boultbee pinxt."; lower center: "PORTRAIT of a TWO - YEAR - OLD EWE, of the NEW LEICESTER SHIRE KIND; - bred by Mr. Tomalin of LOUGHBORO. | Pubd. June 30th. 1802 by J.Boultbee, Loughborough."; lower right: "F. Jukes fecit"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1985.36.274
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
agronomy | animal art | ewe (animal) | farming | husbandry | obesity | science
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:44364
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Dudley Snelgrove, British Sporting and Animal Prints 1658-1874: A Catalogue, The Paul Mellon Collection , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1981, NE960.3 G7 B75 + Oversize (Mellon Shelf) (YCBA)


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