Tiger (Tyger)

1790
John Murphy (English, about 1748–about 1800), After Thomas James Northcote (English, 1746–1831), Publisher John Boydell (English, 1719–1804), Publisher Josiah (Joshua) Boydell (English, 1752–1817)


Dimensions

Sheet: 50.8 x 63.5 cm (20 x 25 in.) Platemark: 46.4 x 60.3 cm (18 1/4 x 23 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2003.98

Medium or Technique

Mezzotint, second state

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Second state of three.

Inscription

Engraved in plate in margin, l.l: Painted by J. A. Northcote; l.c.: Published May 1, 1790 by John and Jonah Boydell, Cheapside. & at the Shakspeare Gallery Pall Mall London; l.r. Engraved by Jn.o Murphy

Provenance

C. Lennox-Boyd; R. M. Light, Santa Barbara, CA; from whom acquired March 26, 2003

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard