The Fishmonger's Shop.[Explanation:] The Drawing of Frederick Walker's which Mr. Macbeth is adding to his series of etchings after the most charming of modern English masters, is one of the most exquisite examples of the painters' power of extracting beauty and delight from the commonplace scenes and incidents of daily life...Mr. Macbeht is now working on the plate, and it is hope that a finished proof will be ready early in May. Subscribers' names received by the publisher.
This is a slip advertising the commision and work-in-progress of Robert Walker Macbeth, to be presented later at the Rembrandt Gallery. A scene with fish laid out on a stand in front of a fishmonger's. A man leans in to pick-up some fish, with a lady standing at his side holding a basket and with a dog waiting in the right foreground. A boy in the left foreground walks by wheeling a hoop.
See BM: 1902,0108.1 (for the final image.)
[Ref: 16882] £30.00