Print (Line engraving)

  • Title:

    ARCHITECTURE.

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    John Boydell, William Herbert, and Frances Bull (Publisher and printseller)

    Jacopo Amigoni (Designer)

  • Place of Origin:

    London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:

    1766-1775

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

  • Techniques:

    Engraved, Etched, Line engraved, Hand colored

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.0126.020 A


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1957.0126.020 A

Object Name

Print (Line engraving)

Title

ARCHITECTURE.

Category

Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Creator (Role)

John Boydell, William Herbert, and Frances Bull (Publisher and printseller)

Jacopo Amigoni (Designer)
c.1685-1752
Appointed court painter to Ferdinand VI of Spain in 1747.

Place of Origin

London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Date

1766-1775

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Center beneath title; London Printed for & Sold by J. Boydel in Cheapside, W. Herbert on London Bridge, & F. Bull on Ludgate Hill.

Subjects

Allegory

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

Techniques

Engraved, Etched, Line engraved, Hand colored

Dimensions (inches)

9.9 (H) , 14.1 (W) , 9.3 (Image H) , 13.4 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

25.1 (H) , 35.9 (W) , 9.3 (Image H) , 13.4 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H at left. W at bottom. Plate H: 9.8 in. (24.9 cm). Plate W: 13.9 in. (35.3 cm). Chain interval: 2.6 cm; 9 laid lines per cm.

Publisher Summary

John Boydell, William Herbert, and Frances Bull

Place of Publication

London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Watermark

Lily above a shield with initials "LVG" beneath

Coloring

Hand colored with transparent and opaque watercolors

Edition Notes

Watermark is a Van Gelder Strassburg lily.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Fowble, E. McSherry. 1987 Two Centuries of Prints in America, 1680-1880 : A Selective Catalogue of the Winterthur Museum Collection.
Published: no. 157, pp. 233-4.