London Published Feb.y 4.th 1876 by Henry Graves & Co, the Proprietors Publishers to H.M. the Queen &, T.R.H. The Prince & Princess of Wales, 6 Pall Mall, Copyright Registered. [Published by Henry Graves & Co. Printsellers and Publishers to Her Majesty the Queen and T.R.H. The Prince and Princess of Wales, Pall Mall, London. Sold by D. Woodcock & Co., 17, Farringdon Street, London.]
Engraving, proof before letters on india. Printseller's Association Stamp. Artist Proof Edition, Limited to One Hundred Copies. Plate 406 x 508mm. 16 x 20". Uncut, mint.
A pair of Brazilian monkeys on a pineapple, owned by Queen Victoria. The original picture, exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1842 belongs to Her Majesty the Queen, and hangs at Osborne. It was exhibited at Paris in 1855, and at the International Exhibition in 1862. From "Her Majesty's Pets being a Collection of Twenty Steel-Place Engravings from Paintings by Sir Edwin Landseer, R.A. By Special Permission of, and Dedicated to Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen".
Ex Collection of Hon Christopher Lennox-Boyd
[Ref: 23026] £380.00