Sir David Wilke c 1850 The Broken China Jar

Catalog Number 52187
 
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Artist Biography:

Sir David Wilkie [1785 - 1841) was a Scottish painter. In 1799, after he had attended school at Pitlessie, Kettle and Cupar his father reluctantly agreed to his becoming a painter. Admitted to Edinburgh College of Art and began the study of art under John Graham. It was his habit of haunting fairs and marketplaces, and transferring to his sketchbook all that struck him as characteristic and telling in figure or incident, and of his admiration for the works of Carse and David Allan [Scottish painter 1744 - 1796].

Date:

c.1850

Source:

Gems of European Art, Published by George Virtue, 26 Ivy Lane, London

Volume:

Unknown

Plate No.:

Unknown

Description:

The Broken China Jar; Three household servants rushing into the room of the Master after he has knocked over the China Commode. Painted by Sir David Wilkie, engraved by W. Greatbach

Print Method:

Line Engraving on heavy stock

Condition:

Above Average: margins have minor fingering.

Size of Print:

21.6 x 16 cm. approximately (8.5 x 6.3 in.)

Size of Leaf:

34.9 x 26 cm. approximately (13.7 x 10.2 in. )

References:

Look & Learn Image Number M835128

Price:
$75.00
SKU:
52187
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