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

Sir William Worthy and Patie

Additional Title(s):

The Gentle Shepherd, Act III, Scene II

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Gentle Shepherd

Date:
1808
Medium:
Etching and aquatint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/8 x 8 15/16 inches (28.3 x 22.7 cm), Plate: 10 7/16 x 7 7/8 inches (26.5 x 20 cm), and Image: 9 1/4 x 7 inches (23.5 x 17.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, lower left, very faint: "Allan [...] Aq. tint."; lower center: "Sir William. Whisht doubtf'u carl, for e're the sun | Has driven twice down to the sea, | What I have said ye shall see done | In part, or nae mair credit me. | For Watt and Baillie Publishers & Stationers Leith 1. June 1808."; lower right: "Act III Scene II."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Janet and James Sale, Yale BA 1960
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.12.8
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
apron (main garment) | ballads | boots | breeches | buckles | cane | chairs | chart | coats | costume | cottage | door | drapery | dresses | fichu | genre subject | gesture | hats | hollow masonry units | interior | kerchief | lock | men | papers | pastoral | peasants | pipe | pitcher | plaid | poem | rafters | sash | seaman | shoes | table | tub | violin | waistcoats | women
Associated Places:
Europe | Scotland | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:50689
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