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Title(s):

A fruit piece Houghton Gallery

Maker(s):

Earlom, Richard; printmaker; British artist, 1743-1822
Boydell, John; publisher; British publisher, printmaker, 1719-1804
Huysum, Jan van; painter; after; Dutch artist, 1682-1749

Category:

print

Name:

print

Date:

1781

School/Style:

British

Period:

18th century

Production
Note:

Arms without motto, artists' names in etched lettering, publisher's name in etched lettering below the arms, and engraved lettering above the arms.

Technique(s):

mezzotint
etching

Dimension(s):

height
width

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1954; Greg, Robert Hyde, KCMG

Provenance:

Purchased 1913 from Daniell with the companion print (see P.294-1954); bequeathed by Robert Hyde Greg in 1953.

Notes:

'The fruit piece, which is usually inferior to the flower piece, is, in this case, the equal of the companion print, the fruit piece having been printed on India paper and an unusually fine impression having been obtained' (Greg inventory)

Alternative
Number:

Wessely; 145

Related Object:

P.294-1954; A flower piece

Accession:

Object Number: P.295-1954
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 185773; input: 2011-11-01; modified: 2012-10-22)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/185773