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untitled (resting men and dogs under a large tree)
  • Wiliam Alfred Delamotte
    born: Weymouth, Dorset, England, United Kingdom ; died: Oxford, England, United Kingdom ; active: England, United Kingdom
  • untitled (resting men and dogs under a large tree), 1802
  • Specimens of Polyautography
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • pen lithograph
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 235 x 323 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 1/4 x 12 11/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 385 x 500 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 15 1/8 x 19 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Fund, Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0112
Label Text

Exhibition Label:
"Trees & Other Ramifications: Branches in Nature & Culture," Mar-2009, Steve Goddard
Delamotte’s generic handling of foliage makes it difficult to tell if this ancient tree is an English Oak or a Beech tree, but it is likely a European Beech tree (Fagus sylvatica, also known as Copper Beech).