About this object

Object specifics

  • Artist(s)
    Muirhead Bone (British: Scottish, born:1876-03-23, died:1953-10-21)
  • Date
    1916
  • Materials
    Drypoint; Etching; Vellum paper
  • Measurements
    paper: 23.7 cm x 37.1 cm
  • Physical description
    View of a lighthouse on the left beside a large fort on the far right. Figures are at work in the foreground breaking up a long vessel on the shore.
  • Related people
    Muirhead Bone (Artist/maker) ; Boydell Galleries (Previous owner)
  • Other number(s)
    WAG Inventory Number: 9594
  • Credit line
    Purchased by the Walker Art Gallery in 1979
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Collection
    From the Walker Art Gallery collections

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Boydell Galleries

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1979-05
    Disposal method: Sold to the Walker Art Gallery

Inscriptions

Item inscriptions

  • Inscription text: (24 proofs) The Lanterna, Genoa / Original drypoint by Muirhead Bone 1916
    Inscription method: Pencil
    Inscription note: In another hand
    Inscription location: Mount
  • Inscription text: Muirhead Bone
    Inscription method: Pencil
    Inscription note:
    Inscription location: Front; Lower right; Below plate
  • Inscription text: MB (in monogram)
    Inscription method: Pencil
    Inscription note:
    Inscription location: On print; Upper right; Below plate
  • Inscription text: The Lanterna, Genoa
    Inscription method: Pencil
    Inscription note:
    Inscription location: On print; Lower left; Below plate
Object view = Fine Art
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