1923 Print Robin Hood Sherwood Forest Wyeth Portrait David McKay Folk Tale TMM1

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This is an original 1923 halftone print of Robin Hood in Sherwood Forest. The caption begins, "'Merrie Sherwood' in Robin Hood's day was a royal hunting forest, extending twenty-five miles from north to south through the rolling hills of Nottinghamshire..."

CONDITION

This 88+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is printing on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.5 x 8.75 inches; 14 x 22 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 Wyeth, Newell Convers. Artist name printed on page - bottom left of image.

N. C. Wyeth

(1882-1945) N. C. Wyeth was an American painter and illustrator known for his realistic style of painting and illustration. He illustrated many famous American books including Treasure Island, The Last of the Mohicans, The Deerslayer, Robinson Crusoe, and Rip Van Winkle, as well as painted a number of murals. In addtion, Wyeth illustrated a number of calendar and poster images for companies such as New York Life Insurance, Morell & Company, and the Pennsylvania Railroad.

Keywords specific to this image: childhood, Robert, portraiture, costume, fantasy, myth

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