Print (Etching)

  • Title:

    BONAPARTE in TROUBLE

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    Amos Doolittle (Artist)

    Shelton & Kensett (Publisher)

  • Place of Origin:

    Connecticut, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1800-1830

  • Materials:

    Ink; Paper (wove); Watercolor

  • Techniques:

    Etched, Hand colored

  • Museum Object Number:

    1966.0195 B


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1966.0195 B

Object Name

Print (Etching)

Title

BONAPARTE in TROUBLE

Category

Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Creator (Role)

Amos Doolittle (Artist)
05/18/1754-01/30/1832
References: Groce and Wallace, Artists in America (1957). Doolittle is perhaps less remembered for his cartographic works - he produced many of the early best maps of New England, most notably for Mathew Carey in Philadelphia.

Shelton & Kensett (Publisher)

Place of Origin

Connecticut, New England, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Origin is possibly Connecticut.

Date

1800-1830

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; On the front, beneath the image; "Published by Shelton & Kensett".
2. Inscription; On the front, beneath the image; "A. Doolittle".

Subjects

Social/political commentary; Animals; Landscape; Allegory; Caricature

Materials

Ink; Paper (wove); Watercolor

Techniques

Etched, Hand colored

Dimensions (inches)

11.378 (H) , 15.354 (W) , 9.843 (Image H) , 14.37 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

28.9 (H) , 39 (W) , 9.843 (Image H) , 14.37 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

Plate H: 27.900 cm. No plate width measurement in the Conservation files.

Publisher Summary

Shelton & Kensett

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Stauffer, David McNeely. 1907 American Engravers Upon Copper and Steel.
Print listed as no. 530, p. 92.