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Stipple engraving printed in colours of a fisherman saying goodbye to his little daughter at the door of their cottage. In the typical English sentimental cum romantic style of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century popularised by George Moreland.

A rare maritime theme for this genre of illustration.

Trimmed to with-in a 3 mm. margin.

Not dated but c. 1800.

Unsigned.

Some time-staining and a few minor touch-ups to the printed surface.

400 x 308 mm (Printed surface).

Rare.

 

[SAILOR'S FAREWELL] c.1800.

AU$850.00Price
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