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To the most noble the Marquis of Stafford This Plate of Chevy Chase is with permission inscribed by his obliged and devoted Servant, John Young.
To the most noble the Marquis of Stafford This Plate of Chevy Chase is with permission inscribed by his obliged and devoted Servant, John Young.
Painted by Edward Bird A.R.A. Historical Painter to H.R.H. the Princess Charlotte. Engraved by Jn.o Young, Engraver in Mezzotinto to H.R.H. the Prince Regent.
London, May 2.d 1814 by the Engraver, No.65 Upper Charlotte Street Fitzroy Square.
Mezzotint with very large margins. Plate 571 x 744mm (22½ x 29¼").
The end of the battle of Chevy Chase, with mourning men and women, and priests surrounding the dying, Earl Douglas lying on the left and Hotspur on the right, while weeping soldiers march away behind, bearing a pennon, one raising his sword in a sad cheer. The Battle of Otterburn (1388) saw a Scottish victory led by James Douglas over the English under Henry "Hotspur" Percy.
Ex Collection: The Late Honourable Christopher Lennox-Boyd. CS: undescribed.
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Adam and Eve.
Adam and Eve. So he drove out the man: and he placed at the east of the Garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword &c. Genesis Ch. 3, ve/ 24.
Painted by E. Bird R.A. Engraved by Charles Warren.
London, Published May 1815 by Walker & Co., Paternoster Row.
Engraving. 280 x 230mm (11 x 9") with large margins.
Adam and Eve being expelled from the Garden of Eden, the serpent at their feet.
[Ref: 42014]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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A Portrait Of An Italian Dancing Dog Master.
A Portrait Of An Italian Dancing Dog Master.
Painted by E. Bird. Engraved by Will.m Ward Engraver to His Royal Highness the Duke of York.
Bristol Published July 1805, by E. Bird.
Coloured mezzotint. 500 x 355mm (19¾ x 14").
A street entertainer posing with his bagpipe, a monkey sitting on the back of his chair.
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To Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte Augusta This Plate of the Surrender of Calais,
To Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte Augusta This Plate of the Surrender of Calais, is, with permission, inscribed by her obliged and devoted Servant, John Young.
Painted by Edward Bird R.A. Engraved by John Young, Engraver in Mezzotinto to H.R.H. the Prince Regent.
London, March 1. 1817, by the Engraver, No. 65 Upper Charlotte Street Fitzroy Square.
Mezzotint, title in open letters, 570 x 750mm. Tatty and discoloured margins; plate generally good.
A dramatic scene. Queen Philippa on her knees before the throne of her husband Edward III, in his tent outside the walls of Calais, which he has reduced to surrender by seige (1447). She intercedes on behalf of the six citizens of the town who have come before him in chains as part of the ransom the king demanded.
See Ref: 8628 for an early proof.
[Ref: 8374]   £380.00  
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[To Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte Augusta This Plate of the Surrender of Calais,
[To Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte Augusta This Plate of the Surrender of Calais, is, with permission, inscribed by her obliged and devoted Servant, John Young.]
London, June 20th 1815 Published by John Young 65 Upper Charlotte St. Fitzy Sqe.
Mezzotint, proof with dotted publication line only, 570 x 750mm. Some folds and creases in margins; plate generally good.
A very fine early proof of this dramatic scene. Queen Philippa on her knees before the throne of her husband Edward III, in his tent outside the walls of Calais, which he has reduced to surrender by seige (1447). She intercedes on behalf of the six citizens of the town who have come before him in chains as part of the ransom the king demanded.
See Ref: 8374 for a lettered impression.
[Ref: 8628]   £520.00  
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[To Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte Augusta This Plate of the Surrender of Calais,
[To Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte Augusta This Plate of the Surrender of Calais, is, with permission, inscribed by her obliged and devoted Servant, John Young.]
London, June 20th 1815 Published by John Young 65 Upper Charlotte St. Fitz.y Sq.e.
Engraving with roulette, preparatory proof before mezzotinting, dotted publication line. 530 x 730mm, 21 x 28¾". Edges frayed.
A very early proof of this dramatic scene, before any mezzotinting. Queen Philippa on her knees before the throne of her husband Edward III, in his tent outside the walls of Calais, which he has reduced to surrender by seige (1447). She intercedes on behalf of the six citizens of the town who have come before him in chains as part of the ransom the king demanded.
See Ref: 8374 for the published state and 8628 for proof before full lettering.
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