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Bewick, Thomas, 1753-1828.

Fisherman casting [print]

Wood engravings
8 cm W x 5 cm H (Platemark or image size)
9 cm W x 7 cm H (Item)
31 cm W x 26 cm H (Mat)
1 print
Date created
1797 – 1804
White line wood engraving, black ink, on white paper

Image of fisherman casting into river with bridge in background.

Luke Clennell was the engraver for at least part of the image. Prints made in 20th century by R. Hunter Middleton.
Appeared In
  • History of British birds / the figures engraved on wood by T. Bewick. Newcastle, 1797-1804. Vol. II.
  • 1800 woodcuts by Thomas Bewick and his school / with an introduction by Robert Hutchinson. New York, 1962. Plate 137 no. 1.
  • A portfolio of Thomas Bewick wood engravings : one hundred prints made from the original blocks engraved by Thomas Bewick / with an introduction by James M. Wells. [Chicago], 1970. Plate 53.
  • Thomas Bewick vignettes : being tail-pieces engraved principally for his General history of quadrupeds and History of British birds / edited with an introduction by Iain Bain. London, 1978.
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