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1873 Wood Engraving William Holman Hunt Art Eve Saint Agnes Christian YALD1

1873 Wood Engraving William Holman Hunt Art Eve Saint Agnes Christian YALD1

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"The Eve of St. Agnes"

This is an original 1873 black and white in-text wood engraving of a painting by William Holman Hunt (1827-1910) that portrayed St. Agnes of Rome, Italy, Europe.


This 140+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light foxing and aging. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Some light surface rub. 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 Hunt, William Holman. Artist name printed on page - bottom center of image.

William Holman Hunt (1827-1910)

English painter William Hunt was a founder of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, and an avid user of symbolism in his work. Unfortunately his eyesight began to fail him in later years, which lead to a sharp decline in finished pieces as he refused to compromise on the quality of his artwork.

Reproductive art by Henry Linton.

Keywords specific to this image: Religious, Portrait

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