Original master print, titled: ‘Woodcutters’. It shows two woodcutters having dinner in the woods. One of the men looks down at a small dog begging for scraps. Their tools (axes) and some logs are scattered around them.
Made by Thomas Williamson after George Morland.
Medium: stipple engraving on wove paper.
Sheet size: 46.5 x 54 cm (18.31 x 21.26 inch). Image size: 41 x 52 cm. (16.14 x 20.47 inch).
Condition: good, given age. Paper separation at the platemark, backed with acid-free archival tape. Foxing, mostly in margins. Top margin cropped to the platemark. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
WOODCUTTER-FOREST-DOG-DINNER | DP-B1-34
Original antique master print originally published as part of ‘The fifthe portfolio: Etchings and Engravings by Thomas Williamson.’ ,published in 1804. 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 Williamson after a painting by Morland.
Biography engraver: Thomas Williamson (active c.1800-1832) is best known for his series of engravings of Oriental Field Sports.
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.