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1901 Wood Engraving William Frederick Yeames Art Meeting Thomas More XAFA8

1901 Wood Engraving William Frederick Yeames Art Meeting Thomas More XAFA8

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"The Meeting of Sir Thomas More and His Daughter"

This is an original circa 1901 black and white wood engraving of a painting by William Frederick Yeames (1835-1918) entitled "The Meeting of Thomas More with His Daughter after His Sentence of Death". Sir Thomas More (1478-1535) was a Roman Catholic lawyer, author, and philosopher who openly opposed the Protestant Reformation and King Henry VIII's annulment from Catherine of Aragon. He was tried for treason and executed on July 6, 1535.

CONDITION

This 111+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Moderate aging in margins. Light creasing.

  • Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10.25 x 7.25 inches; 26 x 18 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 portfolio of wood engravings from circa 1901 of paintings from famous British artists such as; Sir Edwin Landseer, Thomas Jones Barker, Ford Madox Brown, Clarkson Stanfield, George Henry Boughton and many others. To continue browsing this unique and varied collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

This piece was illustrated by Yeames, William Frederick. Artist name printed on page - bottom center of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Christian, Religious, Beefeater, Tower of London

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