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South East View of Critchill House, in the County of Dorset.
South East View of Critchill House, in the County of Dorset.
Bretherton delt. Thos. Vivares Sculpt.
[n.d. c.1780.]
Engraving and etching. Plate 361 x 495mm. 14¼ x 19½". Two vertical folds.
An ancient residence of the family Napier; probably built by Nathaniel Napier, c.1640.
BM: 1870,1008.35.
[Ref: 15737]   £230.00  
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[Mrs. French.]
[Mrs. French.]
C. B. Jr [Bretherton]
Publish'd as the Act Directs Jy 23d 1782.
Etching 76 x 103mm, 3 x 4inches Trimmed to plate and laid album paper.
Old Madam French who lives close by the bridge at Hampton Court who collected china and pictures.
BM:6090.
[Ref: 12935]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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[May Day, or Kate of Aberdeen.]
[May Day, or Kate of Aberdeen.]
C, Bretherton invt. T.W.Tomkins sculpt. [This should be P.W. Tomkins]
Publish'd as the Act Directs, March 4 1782 by T. Macklin No. 30 Fleet Street London.
Coloured stipple engraving, Proof impression. 325 x 380mm.
A girl standing in the middle of a circle of spectators in a village, wearing a veil and with her arms outstretched as if partaking in a game, the group including a figure in kilt in the left foreground and a shepherd behind, a church(?) tower visible above trees behind and landscape beyond at right; oval design, after Charles Bretherton. Kate of Aberdeen is a poem by John Cunningham 1729-1773, the published state of this engraving carries lines of verse from the poem. Cunningham's title was "May-Eve or Kate of Aberdeen."
From the Oettingen-Wallerstein Collection, Sotheby's London 1997.
[Ref: 10549]   £380.00  
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