British Classics: The Spectator / Very fond of Prints and a Drawing-Master

Joe Lisle, English, active about 1830


about 1830

Etching and aquatint with hand coloring on paper

Image: 8 7/16 × 6 15/16 in. (21.5 × 17.6 cm)

Sheet: 10 1/8 × 6 15/16 in. (25.7 × 17.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Adelbert Ames Fine Arts Awards Fund



Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in plate, lower left margin: Drawn by J. Lisle.; titled, in plate, lower center margin: THE SPECTATOR. / Very fond of Prints & a Drawing-Master.; inscribed, in plate, lower center margin: British Classics .; [additional inscriptions as captions to illustrations in the window]; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse: T 00125; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse: 429


A Private Collection of Prints, Oil Paintings, Watercolours, and Drawings, lot 430, Bloomsbury Auctions, London, Thursday, April 19, 2007; sold to present collection, 2007.

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