|Method||Copper engraving and etching with hand colouring|
|Artist||George Cooke after Samuel Owen|
|Published||London; Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, Paternoster Row July 1. 1813|
|Dimensions||Image 125 x 208 mm, Sheet 197 x 271 mm|
A view of Table Top Mountain and the cape, featuring various boats at sea in the foreground.
George Cooke (1781-1834) was a British printmaker, born into a family of artists and publishers. He was the brother of William Bernard Cooke, father of Edward William Cooke, was apprenticed to James Basire, and was a member of the Associated Society of Engravers. He often worked together with his brother, engraving plates after Samuel Owen, such as teh "Views on the Thames", but also worked after Turner producing fifteen plates for "Picturesque View of he Southern Coast of England", as well as "Views of London and its Vicinity".
Samuel Owen (1768/9-1854) was a British watercolourist and marine painter.
Condition: Trimmed within plate mark. Staining from previous mount. Minor overall toning.