DescriptionCAROLINE WATSON (British, 1760-1814)
After SAMUEL SHELLEY (British, 1750-1808)
Original Drawing and Related Stipple Engraving of Mrs. Elizabeth Margaret Hay-Drummond with Her Two Children Robert and Caroline Edith (2), circa 1784
Pen and ink and graphite on laid paper, 7 1/2 x 6 in. (two-sided sheet)
Stipple engraving, 4 1/2 x 4 in. (image); 7 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. (plate); 17 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.(sheet)
Both stamped in red in margins with Caroline Watson's mark (red inked inscribed by a circle)
Rachel Davis Fine Art;
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500.
Both unframed and matted to overall sizes of 18 x 15 in. In French window mats. Both sheets hinged to back mats. Drawing in very good condition, adhered within a window of paper (adhered to it only along perimeter). Engraving in very good condition inside plate mark where there is only very minimal foxing. Paper is lightly foxed throughout the margin of the paper outside the plate mark, and the lower left corner and bottom margin of the sheet is rubbed, discolored and creased with a few perimeter tears.
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