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1873 Wood Engraving John Steeple Davis Art After Frolic Children Portrait YALD1

1873 Wood Engraving John Steeple Davis Art After Frolic Children Portrait YALD1

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"After the Frolic"

This is an original 1873 two-color wood engraving of an illustration by John Steeple Davis (1844-1917) entitled "After the Frolic" that portrayed children warming themselves by the fireplace after playing outside in the snow during the winter.


This 140+ year old Item is rated Very Fine. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. Some light surface rub. Small tear. Moderate water staining.

  • Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Two-Color
  • Grade: Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10 x 12.75 inches; 25 x 32 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 Davis, John Steeple. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.

Reproductive art by Sheer.

Keywords specific to this image: Victorian Era

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