Handcolored engraving, first published London, 1878
Provenance: The Jockey Club, Washington, DC.
Sight Size: 12.5” x 15.5”
Frame: 25” x 21.5”
A Set of Four Beautifully Hand colored Prints
Watercolor and Gouache on Paper
These engravings were printed in black and white and then meticulously hand colored by an artist, probably for people who were making the Grand Tour.
Image Size: 6.25” x 9”
Frame Size: 13.5” x 17.25”
Dry point etching, titled in pencil lower left and signed in pencil lower right.
Sight Size: 2.25” x 2”
Frame Size: 8.75” x 7.75"
Morris Henry Hobbs, etcher, engraver, painter, illustrator, woodcarver and teacher was born on January 1, 1892 in Rockford, Illinois. He studied drawing at the Art Institute of Chicago and with Ernest Dean, Clarissa Keith, and Ralph Fletcher Seymour, primarily illustrators....
Battle Map Engraving on paper, inscribed: Plan of the Glorious Battle of Hochstet Gained by the Allies an August 13th, 1704. Published 1732...
American School, mid/late 19th century.
Charming handpainted and decoupaged print of a young girl putting a garland of flowers on her goat pull-toy. In the original moulded wood frame with gilt liner.
Sight size: 27.5” x 21.5”
Frame size: 31.5” x 25.5”
Pierre Fourdrinier (French, fl. 1720 - d. 1758)
Copperplate Engraving on Paper.
Born in France, Fourdrinier was a pupil of Bernard Picart in Amsterdam for six years. He went to London in 1720 where he worked mainly as an engraver until his death in 1758. He was employed in engraving primarily portraits and book illustrations...