Going! Going! [&] Gone!!!
London Published September 20th. 1886 by Sidney Redrup, the Proprietor, 175, New Bond St. w. New York_Fishel Adler & Schwartz.
Pair of etchings, signed remarqued proofs, each 310 x 445mm. 12¼ x 17½". Repaired tear through sheet along lower platemark, 1st plate.
Three terriers engaged in a tug-of-war over a plucked chicken, which in the second plate splits sending the dogs flying backwards in different directions. A chained bulldog watches on with amusement to the right. With remarques of an auctioneer on the rostrum at a sale lower right. Stanley Berkeley (1855 - 1909) was a London etcher, animal, sporting and historical painter who exhibited paintings at the RA fom 1881 to 1902, and was member of the RPE.
[Ref: 9490] £420.00