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Doctor Syntax Among the Tombstones, plate 10 in the book 'The Tour of Dr. Syntax, In Search of the Picturesque', 4th ed. ([London: R. Ackermann, 1813]), vol. 1 (of3)
Date:
1813
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching And Aquatint (hand-colored)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 225 x 145 mm (8 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance: William Turner (book plate); Edward Locke Tomlin (book plate);

Accession Number:
1963.30.38783.12
Acquisition Date:
1963-01-01
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Syntax standing on a tombstone in a graveyard, his sketchbook behind his back, admiring the picturesque scene, to the bemusement of two gravediggers.
For comment on the Syntax series see the entry for the book (1963.30.38783.1-32)

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