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August / The Months

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1887,0406.122

  • Title (object)

    • August

    Title (series)

    • The Months
  • Description

    A young woman shown three-quarter length in an oval, directed to right, seated against rocks overgrown with foliage, holding a fishing rod against left shoulder and a basket containing a fish in her lap, wearing frilled bonnet and a gown with a posy at the breast, figures fishing from a boat in the background to right. 1745
    Mezzotint

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1745
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 322 millimetres
    • Width: 230 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below the image with the title, and "T. Burford ad Vivum delin. et fecit. / Publish'd according to Act of Parliamt.".
  • Bibliography

    • Chaloner Smith 1883 21 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1887

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1887,0406.122

A young woman shown three-quarter length in an oval, directed to right, seated against rocks overgrown with foliage, holding a fishing rod against left shoulder and a basket containing a fish in her lap, wearing frilled bonnet and a gown with a posy at the breast, figures fishing from a boat in the background to right.  1745  Mezzotint

Recto

A young woman shown three-quarter length in an oval, directed to right, seated against rocks overgrown with foliage, holding a fishing rod against left shoulder and a basket containing a fish in her lap, wearing frilled bonnet and a gown with a posy at the breast, figures fishing from a boat in the background to right. 1745 Mezzotint

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