The Finding of Moses.
London, April 17th, 1888. Published by Fairless & Beeforth, Doré Gallery, 35 New Bond Street W. Copyright Registered. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1888 by Frank Hunter Potter in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington, USA.
Mezzotint on Indian laid paper, Open letters. 785 x 585mm to platemark. Uncut. Mint.
Engraving after the painting by Frederick Goodall (1822-1904). Goodall was taught by his artist father, Edward, and first exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1838. After painting landscapes and rural scenes early in his career, a trip to Egypt in 1858-9 led to a change in direction. Thereafter Goodall painted mainly scenes from Egyptian life with Biblical associations. Goodall was elected RA in 1864 and enjoyed great popularity during this time, but his fortunes later declined greatly and in 1902 he was declared bankrupt.
Briony Llewellyn, 'Edward Goodall', in the Grove Dictionary of Art
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