With All Good Wishes For A Better Year. Jan.y 1909.Time And Tide Waits For No Man.
Etching printed in brown ink with very large margins. Platemark: 185 x 210mm (7¼ x 8¼").
A New Years greeting card from 1909 by Scottish painter, etcher and watercolourist, Robert Walker Macbeth RA (1848 - 1910). A Grim Reaper wearing a hooded gown, holding a timer in his outstretched right arm and a sythe in his left, wades through water to the left. A winged female figure clings to him as she holds up a banner inscribed, 'Time and Tide Waits For No Man', supported on both sides by three putti.
[Ref: 35540] £120.00