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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
Title Sir William Worthy's Blessing
Alternate Title(s) The Gentle Shepherd, Act V, Scene III
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 3/8 x 7 13/16 inches (26.3 x 19.8 cm) Image: 8 3/4 x 7 1/16 inches (22.2 x 17.9 cm)
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Lettering
Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Da Allan invt et Aq. tint fecit"; lower center: "Sir William. I give you both my blessing; may your love | Produce a happy race, and still improve | Gent. Shep. Act V Scene"; lower right: "Edinbr"
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Janet and James Sale, Yale BA 1960
Accession Number B2001.12.14
Collection Prints and Drawings
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/3623528
Subject Terms apron (main garment) | blessing | bones (material) | breeches | cane | cape | chairs | coats | costume | cupboard | dog (animal) | fichu | genre subject | gesture | gowns | hats | illustration | inkwell | interior | kerchiefs | lovers | marriage | men | pastoral | peasants | pictures | poem | prayer | praying | quill | rafters | shepherd | smiling | stripes | table | women
Place Represented Europe | Scotland | United Kingdom
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