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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:
Patie and Peggy
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 3/8 x 8 1/16 inches (26.3 x 20.4 cm), and Image: 9 x 7 1/16 inches (22.9 x 18 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "D Allan invt et Aq. tinta fect."; lower center: "Patie. _____ my Peggy why in tears? | Smile as ye wont, allow nae room for fears, | Tho I'm nae mair a shepherd, yet I'm thine. | For Watt & Baillie Publishers & Stationers Leith 1 June. 1808."; lower right: "Act IV Scene II."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Janet and James Sale, Yale BA 1960
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.12.11
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
agriculture | breeches | cane | cattle | coat | comforting | costume | cows | dog (animal) | dress | fichu | genre subject | gesture | grazing | hills | illustration | landscape | love | man | pastoral | peasants | plaid | poem | rocks (landforms) | rural | sash | shepherd | shepherd's crook | stream | tam-o'-shanter | trees | tub | weeping | woman
Associated Places:
Europe | Scotland | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:50692
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