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David Wilkie Engraving, c. 1822, Blind-Man's Buff, framed. Large size.

$284.00
SKU LAN6488

David Wilkie Engraving, c. 1822, Blind-Man's Buff, framed. Large size.

Beautiful engraving of the David Wilkie R.A.  painting, 'Blind Man's Buff', which he completed in 1913. It was commissioned by King George IV, whilst still Prince Regent and is part of the Royal Collection.

Sir David Wilkie lived from 1785-1841 and was a prominent Scottish painter, based in London. He was Principal Painter in Ordinary to King William IV and Queen Victoria.

It was engraved by Abraham Raimbach, honorary member of the Imperial Academy of St. Petersberg.

The original engraving is not dated, but is believed to be c. 1822. This is an early engraving and not to be confused with later reproductions.

Published by Paul Terrard and Son's at their Fine Art Gallery, 170 Fleet Street, London.

The engraving is of wonderful quality with beautiful detail on display, with mild foxing - more noticeable on the bordering paper.

Framed under glass with hardwood (probably rosewood), and gilt surround. Large size.

Outer frame size: 70cm high x 91cm wide x 4cm deep. Hanging cord to rear.

Image size: 42cm high x 61cm.

Framed weight approximately: 6kg+.

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