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Creator:
Print made by David Allan, 1744–1796, British, born in Scotland
after Allan Ramsay, 1686–1758, British
Published by Watt & Baillie, active 1808, British
Title:

Alan Ramsay Scotus

Additional Title(s):

Frontispiece to "The Gentle Shepherd"

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Gentle Shepherd

Date:
1808
Medium:
Aquatint, stipple engraving, and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/8 x 8 7/8 inches (28.3 x 22.5 cm), Plate: 10 1/16 x 7 13/16 inches (25.6 x 19.9 cm), and Image: 9 1/8 x 6 15/16 inches (23.2 x 17.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, lower center, within frame: "ALAN · RAMSAY SCOTUS"; lower left: "A. Ramsay. ad. viv. del."; lower center: "For Watt & Baillie Publishers & Stationers Leith 1. June 1808."; lower right: "D,, Allan Sc,, Edin."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Janet and James Sale, Yale BA 1960
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.12.2
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bust | collar | frame (furnishing) | frontispiece (illustration) | horns | illustration | man | mask | poem | portrait | profile | ribbons | scroll (motif) | self-portrait | sheet music | steeple
Associated People:
Ramsay, Allan (1684–1758), poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:50683
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