- Museum number
- Object: The Musical Hollander
Two peasants, an old woman sitting at a table, holding up a sheet of music and singing, her head turned towards a man leaning over the back of her chair on the right; jug and two books on the table, one labelled 'Baso'.
Mezzotint with some etching
- Production date
Height: 153 millimetres
Width: 114 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- From a bound sample volume of small mezzotints, between brown marbled covers, all published by Carington or John Bowles, except for one which has no publication line (2010,7081.1479-1502).
Probably from a Dutch model
States [recorded in the Lennox-Boyd database]
(i) lettered with the title and 'Printed for Carington Bowles, in St,, Pauls Church Yard, London.' [this state]
(ii) reworked throught, especially hair, buttons removed from the sleeve of the boy on the left
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Acquired with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the Friends of the British Museum, the Art Fund, Mrs Charles Wrightsman, the Michael Marks Charitable Trust, and numerous individual donors.
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number