Date of Printing: 1848 • Medium: Mezzotint • Subject Category: Social & Historical Settings • Signed: Unsigned • Period Created: Romantic (1800 - 1899) • Plate Size HxWxD cm: 18.6 x 16 • Leaf Paper Size HxW cm: 35 x 25.8 • Style: Original Vintage • Print on Verso: Blank on verso • Condition: Good, with slight foxing • Edition Type: Limited Edition • Paper Type: Heavy Unbleached Cotton Rag • Framed: Print only
Beautiful mezzotint print of "The Mother and Child", from an etching by Sir David Wilkie, Engraved by J. C. Armytage. Printed in London, by George Virtue, 26 Ivy Lane.
From "The Wilkie gallery : a selection of the best pictures of the late Sir David Wilkie, R.A., including his Spanish and Oriental sketches, with notices biographical and critical", published in 1848
by Wilkie, David, Sir, 1785-1841, creator; Virtue, George, 1793?-1868, publisher; Clay, Richard, 1789-1877, printer; Holl, Francis, 1815-1884, engraver
Very slight foxing on edges, some spotting. Please see photos.