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Antique Print-HORSE-VALET-PENNY-MAN-BOY-Bell-Fraser-1842
1806. Original antique print, titled: 'The Expected Penny', a young boy has brought the horse of a man exiting a bar (the barmaid in the doorway behind the man). The man is rooting through his pockets for a penny to give the boy. Proof print as indicated. Handcoloured etching and line engraving on a vellin type paper. Description: Separately published master print. Our definition of a Master Print is a seperately published print or series of prints, not being an illustrative print to a text. These can both be prints made by old masters (artists) or prints made by others (artists, engravers, etchers) after old masters.�Artists and Engravers: Engraved by Robert Bell after Alexr. Fraser. Robert Charles Bell (1806-1872) was a Scottish line-engraver, trained by Buego of Edinburgh. Alexander George Fraser (1786-1865) was a Scottish genre and domestic painter, who exhibited at the Royal Academy of London for years. Condition: Good, given age. The margins with numerous faint scattered stains. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Professionally matted, not examined out of matting. Storage location: DPO-75-11 The overall size is ca. 22.4 x 27.2 inch. The image size is ca. 14.6 x 18.5 inch. The overall size is ca. 57 x 69 cm. The image size is ca. 37 x 47 cm. [Attributes: Soft Cover]
Bookseller: ThePrintsCollector [Zeeland, Netherlands]
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