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Proof illustration to Thomas Moore's 'The Irish Melodies'; 'By that lake, whose gloomy shore Skylark never warbles o'er', Saint Kevin lying in a cave, hands crossed over his chest, skull and bible beside him, as a woman kneels at right, lake seen in the background through entrance of cave; framed with ivy leaves in an arch around blank inscription area above; engraver's proof, the sheet cut and pasted inside a new plate-mark. c.1845
Engraving and etching
- Production date
- 1845 (circa)
Height: 280 millimetres (sheet)
Width: 205 millimetres (sheet)
- Curator's comments
- Noted in ink along lower edge of sheet with name of artist, "M.I.M" (a similar inscription appears as MTM on 1892,0714.658) "exceeding scarce" and "Eng Proof ex W. Taylor"; the subject in pencil.
Date of publication is given as 1845 in the DNB entry for Maclise.
Six illustrations for the publication are at 1892,0714.656-661.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: The Irish Melodies
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