Plate : ‘The Brown Jug, or Waggoner’s Farewell’. Interior scene with a waggoner holding a whip and drinking from a jug. On the right a man is smoking a pipe, beside him a dog. On the left a young woman is holding her arm around her child.
Made by William S. Barnard after George Morland.
Medium: mezzotint engraving / etching with hand colouring on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 47 x 37 cm (18.5 x 14.57 inch). Image size: 42 x 32 cm. (16.54 x 12.6 inch).
Condition: good, given age. Small tear right edge, not affecting image. Tear just right of the waggoner’s whip, repaired. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
BROWN JUG-WAGGONER-DOG-SMOKING PIPE | DP-A2-001-04
This original antique print was published in London, dated 1802. Artists and Engravers: This plate engraved by W. Barnard after G. Morland.
Biography engraver: William S. Barnard (1774-1849) was an English mezzotint engraver. He lived and worked mainly in London.
Biography artist: George Morland (1763-1804) was an English painter of animals and rustic scenes. He was born in London, third son of Henry Robert Morland. His father, artist, engraver and picture restorer. Morland’s work in painting is characterised by the simple subjects he painted. He depicted the life he knew from his own experience. Morland worked closely with William and James Ward, and later married their sister Anne.
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