1893 Wood Engraving Swineherd Hungary Peasant Pipe Europe Danube River XGKB7

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This is an original 1893 black and white wood engraving of a Hungarian peasant standing vigil over his swineherd grazing along the shores of the Danube River.

CONDITION

This 118+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4.5 x 6.5 inches; 11 x 17 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)

Envision Hungary, Bulgaria, Serbia through the eyes of an accomplished artist in this stunning collection of images visualizing the voyage of Francis Davis Millet along the Danube River. See majestic medieval castles and citadels along with the peasant class that labored to build them. Cast your lot in with native fishermen in canoes or onshore. And what kind of river journey doesn't have a fair amount of portaging the boats?! Well, you'll find no shortage of adventure by land or sea in this collection! Despite the risk, Francis David Millet and his troupe made it home safely. To book passage on this unique, visual voyage, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Bon Voyage!

Keywords specific to this image: Art, Agriculture, Pig, Hog, Sow, Shore, Pasture, Staff, Costume

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