Antique Master Print-SHEPERDS REPOSING-REST-DOG-Bond-Morland-1803




– Original master print, titled: ‘Shepherds Reposing’. It shows two resting shepherds with their dogs.

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Original master print, titled: ‘Shepherds Reposing’. It shows two resting shepherds with their dogs.

Made by William Bond after George Morland.

Medium: line and stipple engraving with original hand colouring on wove paper.

Sheet size: 50 x 64.5 cm (19.69 x 25.39 inch). Image size: 36.5 x 46.5 cm. (14.37 x 18.31 inch).

Condition: very good, given age. Mounted on cardboard. The sheet itself is buffered against acidifcation. Paper erosion in the lower left corner, repaired tear to the top right corner at the platemark, not affecting the image. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.



Original antique master print published by H. Macklin, in 1803. Our definition of a Master Print is a seperately published print or series of prints, not being an illustrative print to a text. These can both be prints made by old masters (artists) or prints made by others (artists, engravers, etchers) after old masters. Artists and Engravers: Engraved by Bond after a painting by Morland.

Biography engraver: William Bond (1766-1839, act. 1772-1827) was an English engraver. William studied stipple engraving under Bartolozzi. His first work was published in 1772, and he continued engraving until 1807. He was President of the Society of Engravers.

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.

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Dimensions 64 × 50 × 1 cm


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