Early 1800’s – Thomas Rowlandson – Hand Coloured Engraving Titled – “The Rev.d Dr. Syntax”
This Hand Coloured Engraving Titled – “The Rev.d Dr. Syntax” is an 18th Century Print from Tours of Dr. Syntax – ca. 1812 – by Thomas Rowlandson.
Thomas Rowlandson’s designs were usually done in outline with the reed-pen, and delicately washed with color. Copper plates were used to print the engravings.
Thomas Rowlandson was a 19th Century British visual artist who was born in 1756 and died in 1827.
This hand colored engraving was professionally framed in the 1950’s by an art and frame shop in Denver, Colorado. The framed dimensions are 10.75″ by 7.25″. The engraving measures 8.75″ by 5.25″. The left corner is marked “Designed and Etched by Rowlandson”. The center of the engraving has the title: “The Rev.d Dr. Syntax”. The very bottom of this engraving is marked – “Pub. April 1813, at R. Ackerman’s Repository of Arts..London”. Matted and framed w/o glass.
There are several others available and you can locate them here: “Thomas Rowlandson”
We work hard to keep our offerings affordable. Thomas Rowlandson hand colored engravings usually sell from $65 to several hundred unframed. The cost of framing would equal the cost of this already framed engraving.
Step back in time and add some art to your home that is over 200 years old OR surprise someone with a special gift.