Clerk, John, 1728-1812, printmaker.
Publication details
[Scotland] : [John Clerk of Eldin], [about 1773-1782]
Physical details
1 print : etching ; sheet 3.8 x 9.2 cm, on mount 14.2 x 19.7 cm.
Inscribed 'No4' in the upper left-hand corner of the mount. View of Colzean or Culzean Castle Castle near Maybole, Carrick on the Ayrshire coast; figures in the foreground; a ship on the water on the right; the castle on a hill covered in trees in the middle ground.
Maybole (Scotland)
Additional information
With a description of the scene on the facing page in brown ink. Donated to George III in 1786. Part of a volume of prints and drawings by John Clerk of Eldin together with manuscript descriptions for each and a letter to George III by David Erskine, 11th Earl of Buchan. Some of the etchings were hand-tinted by Robert Adam.
Other persons
Adam, Robert, 1728-1792.