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Copper plates used in Pyne's Etchings of rustic figures

Title
Copper plates used in Pyne's Etchings of rustic figures.
Production
Great Britain, 1814, April 1-July 1.
Physical Description
18 plates ; 30 cm.
Biographical / Historical Note
London painter and etcher W.H. Pyne is best known for his guides to drawing figures in landscape, including "Microcosm" and the present work.
Summary
18 etched copper plates used in the printing of W.H. Pyne's Etchings of rustic figures. London: R. Ackermann, 1815. (Abbey, J.R. Life 179). Included are plates 1-9, 11, 13, 15-20, and 41. All plates bear the same imprint as the printed leaves in the 1815 work. Plates are variously dated from April 1 to July 1, 1814. According to Abbey, a number of these plates were first published in Ackermann's Repository of Arts, Oct. 1812-Aug. 1814. The back of each plate is etched: I. Shafe, 24 Littlemoorfields, London. [i.e. John Shafe, copper plate maker].
Format
Other
Language
English
Added to Catalog
August 12, 2009
References
Copper plates used in Pyne's Etchings of rustic figures. Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection.
Cite as
Copper plates used in Pyne's Etchings of rustic figures. Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection.
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Genre/Form
Printing plates - Great Britain - 19th century.
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