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print study / drawing

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Oo,5.11

  • Description

    Soldier's Courtship; young man in classical armour seated to left holds cup up in his right hand, while clasping waist of girl standing beside him to right with his left arm, girl lets jug empty contents on floor, to right sits older woman with child on her knee, another soldier behind. c.1772-5 Pen and grey ink

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1772-1775 (circa)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 369 millimetres
    • Width: 416 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Etched in reverse by Robert Blyth, and published 1 May 1781 as being in the collection of Richard Payne Knight.

  • Bibliography

    • Binyon 1898-1907 2 bibliographic details
    • Sunderland 68(1a) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British Imp PIIIb)

  • Exhibition history

    1968 Jul-Sep, Towner AG, Eastbourne, 'John Hamilton Mortimer ARA', no.54 1968 Sep-Oct, Kenwood, 'John Hamilton Mortimer ARA', no.54

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1824

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    Oo,5.11

Soldier's Courtship; young man in classical armour seated to l holds cup up in his r hand, while clasping waist of girl standing beside him to r with his left arm, girl lets jug empty contents on floor, to r sits older woman with child on her knee, another soldier behind. c.1772-5 Pen and grey ink

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Soldier's Courtship; young man in classical armour seated to l holds cup up in his r hand, while clasping waist of girl standing beside him to r with his left arm, girl lets jug empty contents on floor, to r sits older woman with child on her knee, another soldier behind. c.1772-5 Pen and grey ink

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