Maternal Affection.From a Bas Relief in Hurst Church.
[London: F. Moser, 1820.]
Lithograph on india paper, india 305 x 275mm. 12 x 10¾". India paper creased and bubbled.
Classical design in a roundel; a young woman kneeling in profile to right holding a child in her lap which looks up at her while two other children lean against her back. From an edition of four lithographs of which there is a complete set in original wrappers in the BM. The wrapper is lettered: 'The Art of Design of the English School, in a Series of Drawings on Stone: from original works in Painting & Sculpture'. Sir Richard Westmacott (1775 - 1856) is the sculptor. A Royal Academician and Professor of Sculpture at the Royal Academy, Westmacott was responsible for the design of 'The Progress of Civilization', the sculpture for the British Museum pediment. He received commissions for monuments in all parts of the country, as well as in India and the colonies.
[Ref: 22157] £130.00