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Christmas Eve.
Christmas Eve.
Painted & Engraved by John Burnet, 1815.
Line engraving, 360 x 260mm. Discoloration.
Scene depicting a card game, by John Burnet (1784-1868). Born in Musselburgh, Edinburghshire, Burnet moved to London in 1806 where he befriended David Wilkie, engraving several plates after the works of that artist. He also produced engravings after Rembrandt, Raphael and other earlier artists besides those of his contemporaries. Burnet was also a respected writer on art.

[Ref: 13644]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Christmas Eve.
Christmas Eve.
Painted & Engraved by John Burnet, 1815.
Etching and engraving. 368 x 285mm (14½ x 11¼"). Trimmed inside platemark; repaired wormholes in the title area.
Inside a cottage, a young woman on the left and an old woman on the right, sitting at a table in the centre, playing cards, a man leaning over the young woman from behind, picking up one of her cards, a child kneeling behind the table, watching the couple, a cat under the table.
[Ref: 28753]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Playing at Draughts
Playing at Draughts
Painted & Engraved by John Burnet, 1815.
Line engraving, 360 x 260mm. Discoloration.
Scene depicting a game of draughts, by John Burnet (1784-1868). Born in Musselburgh, Edinburghshire, Burnet moved to London in 1806 where he befriended David Wilkie, engraving several plates after the works of that artist. He also produced engravings after Rembrandt, Raphael and other earlier artists besides those of his contemporaries. Burnet was also a respected writer on art.

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Greenwich Pensioners commemorating the Battle of Trafalgar.
Greenwich Pensioners commemorating the Battle of Trafalgar.
[Engraved by John Burnet.]
[Published by Hodgson & Graves c.1840.]
Engraving with etching, 530 x 760mm (21 x 30"). Some foxing; stains above printed area; wide margins.
A companion piece, painted and subsequently engraved by John Burnet, to 'Chelsea Pensioners reading the Waterloo dispatch" which Burnet had engraved previously. Both pictures are now at Apsley House.
[Ref: 11291]   £420.00  
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