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the smithy an original wood block engraving after myles birket foster


The Smithy. An Original Wood Block Engraving After Myles Birket Foster


£125 | $174 USD | €146 EUR
Item Number: SA604146
Date of manufacture: 1860
Current Status: For sale
Seller: The Gentleman's Library
This antique has been viewed 27 times in the past month with the most views from France.


An original wood block engraving by the Dalziel Brothers of a drawing by Myles Birket Foster made around 1863. Entitled The Smithy, this bucolic image of men attending to a horses hoof, watched on by the rider and a small group of children is charming. The symbolism, fine detail and composition are characteristic of the high quality of Birket Foster’s work.
The print is sold mounted, framed and glazed. The frame and glazing can be removed to enable cost-effective and safe postage.
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Internal Ref: Library 012


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1860.


Height = 50 cm (19.7")
Width = 35 cm (13.8")
Depth = 4 cm (1.6")

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The Gentleman's Library
United Kingdom

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