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Richard Blome (1660-1705) - c.1710 Engraving, Bird Hunting Scene

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US$333

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An interesting hand-coloured copper plate engraving titled 'Taking Bird with a Low Bell and Batt Fowling'. Published as part The Gentleman’s Recreations, intended for the education and edification of the British country gentleman at the dawn of the Age of Enlightenment. The entire set consists of three parts, the first being an introduction to the liberal arts and sciences, and the remainder of the book a guide to sporting and agriculture at the English Country house. The sporting subjects include British pastimes of the period including hunting, falconry, and fishing. This plate has an engraved dedication in the lower margin to the aristocratic patron who subscribed to the original publication. Signed in plate. On laid.

Details

  • Creation Year
    Unknown
  • Dimensions
    Height: 13.59 in. (34.5 cm)Width: 8.27 in. (21 cm)
  • Medium
  • Period
  • Condition
    Condition is typical for a picture of this age. There is a repaired 3.5cm tear to the right edge. With some discolouration and creasing across the print.
  • Gallery Location
    Corsham, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: pg8051stDibs: LU88137966662

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Corsham, United Kingdom
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 30 days of delivery.

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