Plate: Boys Bathing / Garcons Baignan. It shows five children and a dog playing at the river side. One of the boys is in the water splashing another on the bank, while one boy is in the process of dressing. The scene is set in a wooded landscape. Rare.
Made by Edmund Scott after George Morland.
Medium: stipple engraving / etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 43 x 37 cm (16.93 x 14.57 inch). Image size: 37 x 28 cm. (14.57 x 11.02 inch).
Condition: good, given age. Margins foxed, minimally affecting image, a repaired tear in the bottom margin. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
BOY-GIRL-CHILDREN-RIVER-BATHING-PLAYING | DP-B1-04
Rare original master print published by John Raphael Smith in 1790. Artists and Engravers: Engraved by Edmund Scott (c.1746-c.1810) after George Morland. George Morland (1763-1804) was an English painter of animals and rustic scenes.
Biography engraver: Edmund Scott (c.1746-c.1810), engraver.
Biography artist: George Morland (1763-1804) was an English painter of animals and rustic scenes.