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Signature of Sir. Edward Astley (1729-1802, Norfolk, Lugt 37)


Probably Arthur Pond (about 1705-1758); Sir Edward Astley (1729-1802, Norfolk, Lugt 2774); probably included in his sale, London, Langford, 27 March 1760 and following days; Heneage Finch, Fifth Earl of Aylesford (1786-1859, London & Warwickshire, Lugt 58); probably included in his sale, London, Christie's, 17-18 July 1893; Francis Bullard (1862-1913, Boston, Lugt 982); to his sister Katherine Eliot Bullard (1866-1920, Boston); to their brother Dr. William Norton Bullard; given by him to MFA, April 1923.

Credit Line

Gift of William Norton Bullard


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 280 i; Hind 225 i


Platemark: 27.8 x 18.9 cm (10 15/16 x 7 7/16 in.) Sheet: 28.4 x 19.1 cm (11 3/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Etching, drypoint, and engraving


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