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February

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1924,0428.15

  • Title (object)

    • February
  • Description

    Februa in a shell, pouring water from a small jug onto an urn with a surrounding garland, pulled by Pisces, represented by two fish, a cherub flying above scattering seeds before them; after Edward Francis Burney, from a series of the months. 1807, the paper watermarked 1809
    Stipple and etching

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1807
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 198 millimetres
    • Width: 244 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with title, production detail: "Burney delt.", "J. Agar Sc." and publication line: "Pub. June 1st. 1807 by R. Ackermann at his Repository of Arts 101 Strand, London."; above image at right: "Price 2s/. plain 4s/. cold."; J. Whatman's watermark, dated 1809, in paper
  • Location

    Not on display (British Masters Portfolio)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1924

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1924,0428.15

Februa in a shell, pouring water from a small jug onto an urn with a surrounding garland, pulled by Pisces, represented by two fish, a cherub flying above scattering seeds before them; after Edward Francis Burney, from a series of the months.  1807, the paper watermarked 1809  Stipple and etching

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Februa in a shell, pouring water from a small jug onto an urn with a surrounding garland, pulled by Pisces, represented by two fish, a cherub flying above scattering seeds before them; after Edward Francis Burney, from a series of the months. 1807, the paper watermarked 1809 Stipple and etching

Reproduced by permission of the artist. © The Trustees of the British Museum

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