1976.0164 Print, 1977.0513 Frame, view 1
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Print (Mezzotint)

  • Title:

    The ERUPTION of MOUNT ETNA in 1787.

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    Edward Savage (Publisher)

  • Place of Origin:

    Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    December 9 1799 (1799-1799)

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper (wove)

  • Techniques:

    Mezzotint, Hand colored

  • Museum Object Number:

    1976.0164


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1976.0164

Object Name

Print (Mezzotint)

Title

The ERUPTION of MOUNT ETNA in 1787.

Category

Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Creator (Role)

Edward Savage (Publisher)
11/26/1761-07/06/1817

Place of Origin

Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

December 9 1799 (1799-1799)

Subjects

Landscape; Historical

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper (wove)

Techniques

Mezzotint, Hand colored

Dimensions (inches)

29 (H) , 20.5 (W) , 25.3 (Image H) , 19.1 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

73.6 (H) , 52 (W) , 25.3 (Image H) , 19.1 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

Plate H: 28.8 in. (73.2 cm). Plate W: 20.2 in. (51.4 cm). H at left. W at bottom.

Publisher Summary

Savage, Edward

Publication Date

12/09/1799

Place of Publication

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Watermark

none

Coloring

Hand colored with watercolors

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. 312, pp. 444-445.
[Book] Stauffer, David McNeely. 1907 American Engravers Upon Copper and Steel.
Print listed as cat. no. 2760, p.458.