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ANTIQUE ENGRAVING PRINT LADY CHOLMLEY, HAND SIGNED WALTNER, HAND WRITTEN HISTORY

£150.00

ANTIQUE ENGRAVING PRINT LADY CHOLMLEY, HAND SIGNED WALTNER, HAND WRITTEN HISTORY

  • Beautiful original antique engraving print after Thomas Gainsborough.
  • Engraved and hand signed in graphite in lower right hand area – Charles Albert Waltner – Please see photos.
  • Embossed with stamp ‘PZ’ in lower left hand corner.
  • Publishers text below main image reading ‘Published January 1st 1886 by Chos agnew and Sons, London, Liverpool and Manchester’.
  • No frame or front mount included in this sale.
  • This print comes with the original wooden backboard which accompanied it when bought at auction. On reverse of this is a hand written note reading ‘Great, great, great aunt – Portrait of Anne Elizabeth Cholmley, daughter of Nathaniel Cholmley of Howsham 6th 1769 Ind to Lord Mulgrave 1787 d. 178 (missing detail). The portrait by Gainsborough from which this etching is taken was left by will to the Louvre in 1908. His sister married Sir William Strickland of Boynton’ – PLEASE SEE  PHOTOS, ALTHOUGH IT IS WRITTEN IN GRAPHITE AND IS HARD TO READ.
  • Printed on thick paper, doubled with secondary sheet on reverse side.
  • Measuring approximately 45.5cm tall by 35.5cm wide. (Outer mount measurements).
  • Print in moderate condition, with age staining around outer edges and rippling throughout – PLEASE SEE PHOTOS FOR CONDITION.
  • A stunning hand signed Waltner engraving print, which would look beautiful in any home or on display.

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