A Blacksmith's Shop

Richard Earlom, English, 1743 - 1822, after Joseph Wright of Derby, English, 1734 - 1797

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1771

Mezzotint on laid paper

Impression: 21 3/4 × 17 in. (55.2 × 43.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund

PR.952.66

Publisher

John Boydell, London, England

Geography/Culture

Europe, Great Britain

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, on plate, lower left: Joseph Wright pinxit.; lower right: Richard Earlom sculpsit.; lower center: John Boydell excudit 1771./A BLACKSMITH'S SHOP/From the Original Picture, Painted by Mr. Joseph Wright;/In the Collection of the Right Honourable Lord Melbourne./Size of the picture F3 I4 by F4 I2 in height. Published Aug.t 25th, 1771 by John Boydell, Engraver in Cheapside, London.

Course History

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Joy Kenseth, Mary Coffey, Winter 2016

ARTH 48, Art & Society in the Age of the Rococo, Kristin O‘Rourke, Winter 2016

SART 27, SART 28, SART 74, Printmaking I, Printmaking II, Printmaking III, Louise Hamlin, Spring 2014

SART 27, SART 28, SART 74, Printmaking I, II, III, Louise Hamlin, Spring 2013

SART 27, SART 28, Printmaking I: Intaglio, Printmaking II, Louise Hamlin, Winter 2013

SART 27, SART 28, Printmaking I: Intaglio, Printmaking II, Louise Hamlin, Winter 2013

SART 27, Printmaking I: Intaglio, Louise Hamlin, Spring 2012

SART 27, SART 28, Printmaking I: Intaglio, Printmaking II, Louise Hamlin, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

Treasures from the Print Collection, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 3-August 17, 1980.

The Artful Disposition of Shades: The Great Age of English Mezzotints, Owen Robertson Cheatham and Friends Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 19 through March 14, 2010.

Selections from the Permanent Collection: An Introduction to the History of Art From the Year 1500 to the Present, Art 2, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 11-March 7, 1993

Reality and its Alternatives, Art History 2, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 4-March 13, 2005.

Points of View, Art History 2, ARTH 2, Winter 2016, Joy Kenseth and Mary Coffey, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 1-March 13, 2016.

Perception and Belief, Outreach Program, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October-November 1982.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 26-September 14, 1994.

Forms and Messages: Selections from the Hood Museum of Art Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 19-March 10, 2002.

Baroque Prints from the College Collection, Barrows Print Room, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 9-February 16, 1975.

18th Century English Graphics, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 29-December 10, 1978.

Publication History

T.Barton Thurber, The Artful Disposition of Shades: The Great Age of English Mezzotints, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, Capital Offset Company Inc., 2010, ill, p. 9, fig. 8, checklist p. 19.

T. Barton Thurber, European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, p.83, ill., fig. 1.

Provenance

The Old Print Shop, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1952.

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