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Antique Print: The Gentle Shepherd

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The Gentle Shepherd
Artist Alex Johnson
Engraved by Frederick Bromley
Published by  Welsh and Gwynne - London - Print sellers to the Royal Family
Circa: 1841
Medium: Engraving  -  Mezzotint
Approximate sheet size 22" x 19 3/4"  Image 20" x 16" does not include text  Backing board 24 1/4" x 21 3/8"
Condition: High Quality - Mounted on aged crumbling back board which has a small section missing on lower right side with no damage to print.  Dark stain lower left outer margin corner, light aging on margin areas, small water-stain at bottom of print with minor intrusion into bottom of image, cleanable vertical smug at center top of image.  Print was removed from a decrepit frame with wooden slatted back boards.
Comments: A scene illustrating a Robert Burns' poem.  A Lowland Scottish shepherd sees his beloved.  Copy reads in part "I saw my Meg come linkin oer the Lee; I saw my meggy but meggy saw na me"
At the center of the text is a remarque of a lions head surrounded by feathers
Black and white mezzotint tones on presentation image may vary slightly from the original
The black text may not be fully visible on the presentation image but is readable on original

Price: $680.00


Stock Number: HG-BP56-5
In Stock: 1

 

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