1873 Wood Engraving James David Smillie Art From Ghent Aix Robert Browning YALD1

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"From Ghent to Aix"

This is an original 1873 black and white in-text wood engraving of an illustration by James David Smillie (1833-1909) entitled "From Ghent to Aix" that depicted the horse and rider from poet Robert Browning's "How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix" (1845).

CONDITION

This 140+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Moderate foxing and aging. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9 x 11.5 inches; 23 x 29 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is proud to present a collection of wood engravings that were featured in The Aldine, a monthly arts and literature magazine published in New York between 1868-1879 during the Victorian era. This collection features work from artists such as John Steeple Davis, Thomas Moran, William de la Montagne, John Douglas Woodward, and many others. To continue browsing this unique collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

This piece was illustrated by Smillie, James David. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.

Reproductive art by C. Maurand.

Keywords specific to this image: Equestrian, France, Europe

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