1887 Wood Engraving Britomart Nurse Portrait Floral Horse George Frederick XAE1
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This is an original 1887 black and white wood engraving titled, "Britomart and her Nurse."
This 124+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. Light moisture wrinkling. Please note that there is print on the verso of this engraving.
Product Type: Original Engraving; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 9 x 12.25 inches; 23 x 31 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)
This piece was illustrated by Watts, George Frederic. There is no visible artist signature.
George Frederick Watts (1817-1904)
George Frederic Watts was a popular English Victorian painter and sculptor who was associated with the Symbolist movement in the late 19th century. Raised by his father in an environment of a conservative interpretation of Christianity, and schooled in the classics, Watts became an artist apprehensive of conventional religion, but also one heavily influenced by allegory and the symbolic power of universal emotion and aspirations.
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