William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764). Sidrophel Examining the Kite Through His Telescope (Seventeen Small Illustrations for Samuel Butler's Hudibras, no. 10), 1721-26. Etching and Engraving. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1932 (32.35 (108)). #CosmicWonders #MetonPaper100
Georges Seurat (French,1859-1891). A Woman Fishing, 1884.The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1951; acquired from The Museum of Modern Art, Lillie P. Bliss Collection. (55.21.4)
David Lucas (British, 1802–1881). Summer Morning, ca. 1830. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1939 (39.68.27) | Constable collaborated closely with the engraver David Lucas to create prints that would illustrate the "chiaroscuro of nature." The medium of mezzotint, eminently suited to the project, captures the bright sun of a summer morning illuminating a richly textured landscape, striated in light and shade.