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A blind bag-piper playing to a family inside a cottage. Etching by E. Goodall after F. Goodall, 1848.

  • Goodall, Frederick, 1822-1904
[between 1800 and 1899]
  • Pictures

About this work


Assumed to be set in Scotland, in emulation of works by David Wilkie. The piper's audience is a family consisting of a young woman, three children and an old woman. Among the details of the interior are the old woman's spectacles resting on an open bible, left


[London] : [Art Union], [between 1800 and 1899]

Physical description

1 print : etching ; image 34 x 46.5 cm


F. Goodall, 1848


State before addition of engraving and lettering.

Lettering note

British Museum catalogue records lettering "Etched by E. Goodall from a picture by F. Goodall / Art Union of London." Signature and date "F. Goodall, 1848" is etched on the side of a table within the picture


Wellcome Library no. 667110i

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