Artist Samuel Middiman, English, 1750-1831
Artist after Nicolaes Berchem, Dutch, 1620-1683
Publisher John and Josiah Boydell, English
  • Shepherds' Amusement
Date c. 1798
Medium Engraving and etching printed in black on laid paper
Dimensions image: 19 5/8 x 29 3/8 in.
49.8 x 74.6 cm
sheet (trimmed within plate mark):
21 1/2 x 30 3/4 in.
54.6 x 78.1 cm
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Miscellaneous Gifts Fund
Accession Number F72.283.44
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions In plate, lower left: Painted by Nicolas Berchem.; lower center: SHEPHERDS AMUSEMENT.; lower right: Engraved by Sam. Middiman.; center bottom edge: Published Aug. 1. 1798, by JOHN & JOSIAH BOYDELL, NO. 90, Cheapside & at the Shakespeare Gallery, Pall Mall.; illegible notation in pencil, lower left margin: partly illegible notation, lower right margin: Thomas Cole ( ) / ( ) 190(2 or 7) E. Cole
Kennedy Gallery and Edith Cole Silberstein