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Description found in Archives
Place of creation
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Support: 15.100 x 11.500 cm
Image: 15.100 x 11.500 cm
Secondary support: 44.800 x 33.100 cm
Scope and content
Pencil sketch of two figures fishing on a river, set in a landscape near a bridge (probably English). The figures are very small. Burgess was appointed landscape Painter to Lady Falkland's father, William IV, in 1826. He published a book on the appearance of trees (1827).
As a natural daughter, Lady Falkland could not commission court artists of the first rank. However, she was able to draw on less important artists connected with the court, such as Ziegler, Burgess, and Hayter.
The inscription on secondary support is in Lady Falkland's handwriting.
Copy negative C-105177
1990-207 X DAP
Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1990-207-25
Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: in pencil on support recto below image, l.l.:H W Burgess delt 1834
Inscription: in pen and brown ink on secondary support recto, below image, l.r.:Mr Burgess
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