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Gentle Shepherd

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1899,0420.30

  • Title (object)

    • Gentle Shepherd
  • Description

    Two woman washing garments in a stream, one standing at right and the other kneeling at left; subject from Allan Ramsay's 'the Gentle Shepherd'; oval, unfinished? 1785
    Stipple

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1785
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 272 millimetres
    • Width: 328 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image: "From the Scots Pastoral of the Gentle Shepherd", with eight lines of verse, production detail: "G. Morland del" and publication line: "London, Published Feby. 1, 1785; by T. Merle, Leadenhall Street, & Robt. Dodd, Edgeware Road, Oxford Street"
  • Location

    Not on display (British Masters Portfolio)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: The Gentle Shepherd
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1899

  • Acquisition notes

    The 51 prints purchased from Joseph Grego (1899,0420.1 to 51) are recorded as having been selected from a collection of prints after George Morland formed by the Hon. Algernon Bourke, afterwards the property of Henry Milner, Esq. The collection was sold in 214 lots at Christie's on 14/5 February 1899.

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1899,0420.30

Two woman washing garments in a stream, one standing at right and the other kneeling at left; subject from Allan Ramsay's 'the Gentle Shepherd'; oval, unfinished?  1785  Stipple

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Two woman washing garments in a stream, one standing at right and the other kneeling at left; subject from Allan Ramsay's 'the Gentle Shepherd'; oval, unfinished? 1785 Stipple

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