When first I saw thee graceful move - Landseer (1828)

  • Technic: Handcoloured etching on wove paper.
  • Condition: Very good, given age. A stain in the lower edge of the image, partially masked with white crayon. Print sold in matting. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
  • Date: 1828
  • Overall size: 15,8 x 11,8 inch
  • Image size: 8 x 6,6 inch

€ 149,50

Description: Antique print, titled: '"When first I saw thee graceful move".' - Monkeys dressed as people. A couple in the foreground (she slim and languishing; he singing entranced). A harbour scene with brawl in the background. From 'Monkeyana, or Men in Miniature', 1828.

Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Thomas Landseer' after own design. Thomas Landseer (1793-1880) was a British artist best known for his engravings and etchings, particularly after paintings by his brother Edwin Landseer.