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A Student of the Stable

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1888,0716.367

  • Title (object)

    • A Student of the Stable
  • Description

    A man in a stable, wearing a tattered coat and spotted kneckerchief, holding a frothy tankard of beer in his right hand, in front of him, and holding his broad-bimmed hat up against his ear in the other, with his pipe and tobacco pouch tucked into the band; after Vandergucht. 1783
    Mezzotint

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1783
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 274 millimetres
    • Width: 213 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below the image with the title, and "Painted by B. Vandergucht / Engraved by J.R. Smith / London Publish'd June 4th 1783 by J.R. Smith No. 83 Oxford Street.".
  • Bibliography

    • Chaloner Smith 1883 196 bibliographic details
    • D'Oench 1999 220 bibliographic details
    • Frankau 1902 338.I bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1888

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1888,0716.367

A man in a stable, wearing a tattered coat and spotted kneckerchief, holding a frothy tankard of beer in his right hand, in front of him, and holding his broad-bimmed hat up against his ear in the other, with his pipe and tobacco pouch tucked into the band; after Vandergucht.  1783  Mezzotint

Recto

A man in a stable, wearing a tattered coat and spotted kneckerchief, holding a frothy tankard of beer in his right hand, in front of him, and holding his broad-bimmed hat up against his ear in the other, with his pipe and tobacco pouch tucked into the band; after Vandergucht. 1783 Mezzotint

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