[Thomas Agnew and Sons Private View Invitation design.]
Etching with large margins. Proof before names. Platemark: 80 x 122mm (3¼ x 4¾").
The desgin used to illustrate a 'Private View of an Exhibition of Modern Etchings' from Thomas Agnew and Sons at their Exchange Art Gallery in Liverpool, 1886. The image on the invitation shows Scottish painter, etcher and watercolourist, Robert Walker Macbeth (1848 - 1910) and English printer and print-maker Frederick Goulding (1842 - 1909) working at a printing press. Thomas Agnew & Sons is a fine arts dealer in London, established in 1817 in Manchester. To see an impression of the invitation itself, see item ref: 35537.
[Ref: 35538] £130.00