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Creator:
Print formerly attributed to Thomas Girtin, 1775–1802, British
Published by unknown artist, (J. Harris)
Title:

Cottage and Two Cows Being Milked

Date:
1805
Medium:
Soft-ground etching with hand coloring on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 6 1/4 x 9 13/16 inches (15.8 x 25 cm) and Image: 4 5/8 x 8 1/4 inches (11.8 x 20.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "C. H."; in brown ink, lower right: "Published by J. Harris | Jun. 4th: 1805 [...] 30 Conduit St"; in graphite, on back, upper right: "T. GIRTIN list no. 175 (A)"; in purple ink, center: "GB | 6405"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.897
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
agriculture | animals | architectural subject | barn | corral | cottage | cows | farmers | genre subject | hay | house | landscape | livestock | man | milking | peasants | rural | thatched roof | woman
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:51191
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