This is an original 1873 two-color wood engraving of a painting by John Steeple Davis (1841-1917) entitled "Old Friends" that portrayed an old farmer feeding his horses.
This 140+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. Some light surface rub.
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 C. Maurand.
Keywords specific to this image: Agriculture, Animals, Equestrian