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GLAHA 20411


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GLAHM 20411: The Gentle Shepherd Act II scene 3 'And Yonders Mause: ay ay she kens fu' well' - click to view larger image

The Gentle Shepherd Act II scene 3 "And Yonders Mause: ay ay she kens fu' well"

aquatint and etching

CRE ALLAN, David; (Scottish; 1744-1796) PUB Watt and Baillie, Leith


Materials:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
26.4 x 20.7
Frame:
R
Marks:
s. "D.Allan invt et Aq tint. fect"; inscr. "For Watt and Baillie Publishers and Stationers, Leith 1 June 1808"
Notes:
In 1788 David Allan published a set of 12 aquatint plates illustrating Allan Ramsay's pastoral comedy, 'The Gentle Shepherd'. This is the 4th plate. Robert Burns (1759-96) was very much impressed by Allan's illustrations, and described him as 'the only artist who had hit genuine pastoral costume'.
Keywords:
ILLUSTRATION : SCOTLAND : FIGURE : FARM : OLD WOMAN : SPINNING : TARTAN : BACKYARD : PICTURESQUE : WITCH : GENTLE SHEPHERD : PASTORAL COMEDY : CAT : ERRAND : BAULDY :

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