William & DAYES, Edward after George MORLAND
Bird-nesting; Children Nutting
Published by John Raphael Smith, 27 February
1789, and 1 July 1788. A pair of mezzotints with
added hand colour. Both in good condition (Child
Bird-nesting) has some worm damage in the
margins, and (Children Nutting) has a few tears
in margins one of which extends into the image.
Image size: 17 1/4 x 21 5/8 inches. Sheet size:
18 3/8 x 22 1/2 and 20 3/8 x 24 1/2 inches. A
pair of beautiful images after Morland, the
master of English genre painting.
- attributed Morland Rabbits Oil
Ebay/Sothey's auction November 2002 price target
$3,000 - $5,000
skating - Garcon Patinant
George engraved by E. SCOTT
Boys Skating -
Published by J. R. Smith, King Street, Covent
Garden, Dec. 9, 1790. Colour printed stipple. In
excellent condition with the exception of some
light creasing in right margin. Two small areas
of surface soiling in bottom section of title
section. Image size: 11 3/4 x 15 1/4 inches.
Plate mark: 14 1/4 x 16 7/8 inches. Sheet size:
15 1/8 x 18 3/16 inches. A delightful colour
printed winter scene depicting a skating party on
a frozen lake by George Morland the master of
English genre painting.