A Flower Piece


Mezzotint from George P. Marsh's copy of The Houghton Gallery, vol. 1. Removed from the binding by curator S. R. Koehler for use in the Smithsonian exhbition at Cincinnati in 1888. Companion print to A Fruit Piece, also after van Huysum. In the volume's table of contents, the publisher described these two prints as surpassing, "in point of execution, every print before engraved in this manner."

Date Made: 1778

Engraver: Earlom, RichardDelineator: Farington, JosephPublisher: Boydell, JohnOriginal Artist: Huysum, Jan van

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: England, London

Subject: FlowersRelated Event: Cincinnati Industrial Exposition


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Related Publication: Gregory M. Rubinstein. Richard Earlom (1743-1822) and Boydell's Houghton Gallery

Credit Line: Marsh Collection

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1978.0534.02.91Accession Number: 1978.0534Catalog Number: 1978.0534.02.91

Object Name: printmezzotintObject Type: Mezzotint

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 56.75 cm x 43 cm; 22 11/32 in x 16 15/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-c137-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_784894

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