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Matthew DARLY

England 1720 – 1778



working by 1770s

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The fly catching Macaroni. 12 July 1772
Collection Title: 'Macaronies, Characters, Caricatures & designed by the greatest personages, artists & c graved & published by MDarly', 39 Strand, London, 1772
Page: Vol. 3, July 1772
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, etching, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: medium-weight smooth buff laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: centre, 'W'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, '4504110'. inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '320'. inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'Joseph Banks'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 17.2 h x 12.4 w cm sheet 21.9 h x 14.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2016
Accession No: NGA 2016.35
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Hordern House Rare Books, Sydney, 2016.