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A Newly discovered Star of the Greatest Magnitude.
A Newly discovered Star of the Greatest Magnitude.
Painted in Enamel by J. Barrow. Engraved by G. Maile 34 Fred.k Place Hampstead R.d.
London Published Feb.y 14.th 1822 by J. Barrow Weston Place S.t Pancras.
Extremely fine coloured mezzotint. 275 x 205mm (10¾ x 8") very large margins. Top margin trimmed to plate mark.
A star depicted as young woman with plumes in her hair, shining amid dark clouds and an inky blue night sky.
[Ref: 56910]   £360.00  
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A Newly discovered Star of the Greatest Magnitude.
A Newly discovered Star of the Greatest Magnitude. Proof.
Painted in Enamel by J. Barrow. Engraved by G. Maile 34 Fred.k Pl. Hampstead R.d.
London Published Nov.r 30th 1821 by J. Barrow, Weston Place, St Pancras.
Mezzotint. Sheet 240 x 195mm (9½ x 7¾"). Trimmed within plate.
A star depicted as young woman with plumes in her hair. A rare print: the British Museum's example, bought from the Lennox-Boyd collection, is trimmed and lacking the title and publication line. According to their entry Christopher had never seen one with a publication line, which ours has.
BM 2010,7081.4593.
[Ref: 38819]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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