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Antique Print: The York Minuet

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The York Minuet

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The York Minuet
Plate Number 62
Artist: James Gillray 1756-1815
Publisher: Henry G. Bohn London
Medium: Copper Plate Engraving/Etching - Hand Colored
Circa: 1847
Size approximate: Sheet: 16 3/8" x 12"   Image: Size 8 ½” x 11 1/4”
Engraving on reverse side of Plate # 64  Note: Based on plate numbers the images have come from a 4 plate sheet
Condition: Excellent - Minor foxing spots in top margin - Some age related defects - No damage to image
Comments: Coloration of presentation varies slightly from original print image and background hue/s.
Featured print side: Plate # 62 - "The York Minuet" A satire on the Duke of York's marriage.  Note that the Duchess has ludicrously small feet, for which she was particularly famous among her contemporaries and which caused a fashion craze for small shoes, regardless the size of one's feet.

Reversed side of Featured print Plate # 64 - "French Democrats surprizing the Royal Runaways"  Gillray portrays the capture of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette at Varennes during their attempted escape from Paris.

Price: $300.00


Stock Number: GIL-BP62-17
In Stock: 1

 

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