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A hermit in meditation: the hermit of Warkworth, Northumbria. Wood engraving by Luke Clennell.

  • Clennell, Luke, 1781-1840.
Date
1800-1899
Reference
30009i
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Identified as St Jerome in an inscription in pencil on the mount of the impression catalogued ("St. Gerome; engraving on wood by Luke Clennell."), but an inscription on the British Museum's impression identifies it as the hermit in 'The hermit of Warkworth, a Northumberland tale, in three parts, by Dr Thomas Percy', 1771 The arched door approached by steps on the left of the print is a feature of the Hermitage at Warkworth, Northumbria

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[Alnwick] : [W. Davison]

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving ; image 7.3 x 10.7 cm

Lettering

L. Clennell.

Lettering note

Signed in the block. "He was given to signing his engravings and drawings within and as part of his designs, as for example on a packhorse's load or on an inn sign or turnpike notice, either simply with initials or with his name in a running hand."--Oxford dictionary of national biography, article on Luke Clennell

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Wellcome Library no. 30009i

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