Photograph after an engraving after a drawing by Thomas Sheraton entitled "Plan Elevation & View of a Grand PIANA FORTE, made for the Prime Minister of Spain by M. Broadwood & Son"

probably early 20th century
Inigo Barlow (English, active late 18th century)


Object Place: London, England

Accession Number

1986.285

Medium or Technique

Photograph, hand-colored, of an engraving after a drawing

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Musical Instruments, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

A hand-colored photograph of an engraving dated 1796 of a drawing by Thomas Sheraton. The caption (added to the engraving) reads: Hand tinted photograph by S. B. Bolas and Co., London of an engraving by Inago Barlow (active about 1790-1796) after a drawing by Thomas Sheraton (English, 1751-1806) entitled: “Plan Elevation and View of a Grand PIANA FORTE, made for the Prime Minister of Spain by M. Broadwood and Son”. Signed: “…raton Inv. et del.” on lower left hand corner.

Provenance

By 1936, George Alfred Cluett, New York; 1936, gift of Cluett to his daughter, Florence Cluett Chambers, Sea Island, Georgia; 1986, gift of Cluett Chambers to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 25, 1986)

Credit Line

From the George Alfred Cluett Collection, given by Florence Cluett Chambers