Paintings by George Morland - 83
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The Cottager's Wealth - enlarge

This is a very fine handcolored mezzotint etching of a George Morland scene titled: "The Cottager's Wealth", This image was printed in London August,1798 by Morgan and Co. and was engraved by G Keating,the names of both the artist and engraver show up at the bottom border of the image with the title and pulisher in the middle border. The image itself measures 17X21 1/2",the entire sheet measures 24X19 1/2", The condition of the image is extremely good,the lower border does have some glue residue as can be seen in the scan, also the back of the sheet has the brown toning from the original framing which used wooden backing boards,and two spots on the side of glue residue, the toning has not gone through the paper. Ebay November 2002.

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