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James Barry Esq. From an original Cast, taken a short time before his Death.
James Barry Esq. From an original Cast, taken a short time before his Death.
Drawn by W.Evans, Engraved by C. Picart.
Published May 1, 1809, by T. Cadell & W. Davies, Strand London.
Stipple. Sheet 270 x 210mm, 10½ x 8¼". Trimmed within plate.
James Barry (1741-1806), a painter inspired by classical art, who decorated the great room of the Society of Arts with 'The Progress of Human Culture', 1777-83. This work was described by critic Andrew Graham-Dixon as 'Britain's late, great answer to the Sistine Chapel'.
See NPG 441 for Evans's original black crayon and wash on paper, circa 1805
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James Barry Esq. Professor of Painting at the Royal Academy.
James Barry Esq. Professor of Painting at the Royal Academy. From an original Cast, taken a short time before his Death.
Drawn by W.Evans, Engraved by C. Picart.
Published Feb. 11, 1811, by T. Cadell & W. Davies, Strand London.
Stipple. Sheet 380 x 330mm, 15 x 13". Slight creasing top left.
James Barry (1741-1806), historical painter and first Royal Academician to have been expelled from the Academy. Barry decorated the great room of the Society of Arts with 'The Progress of Human Culture', 1777-83, a work was described by critic Andrew Graham-Dixon as 'Britain's late, great answer to the Sistine Chapel'.
See NPG 441 for Evans's original black crayon and wash on paper, circa 1805
[Ref: 27023]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Eton College from the Playing Fields [ms]
Eton College from the Playing Fields [ms]
W. Evans 1823 [in image]
Rare lithograph with hand-colouring, sheet 180 x 245mm (7 x 9½"). Trimmed and false margins added.
Eton College, founded in 1440 by Henry VI as "The King's College of Our Lady of Eton besides Wyndsor", located in Eton, near Windsor, Berkshire. Lithograph by William Evans of Eton (1798-1877), watercolour painter, executed in 1823, the year that Evans was appointed drawing-master of Eton. Evans' later work reflects the influence of artist friends such as Edwin Landseer and J.F. Lewis.
[Ref: 41388]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Francis Jeffrey, Esq.
Francis Jeffrey, Esq.
From an original Picture by H. Raeburn. Drawn by W. Evans, Engraved by S. Freeman.
Published March 16, 1812, by T. Cadell & W. Davies, Strand, London.
Stipple engraving. Sheet 310 x 370mm. Left edge of sheet extremely tatty. Water stains and general dirt, outside image.
Francis Jeffrey, Lord Jeffrey [1773 - 1850], Judge and critic for the Edinburgh Review.
[Ref: 2358]   £40.00   (£48.00 incl.VAT)
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This Print of [facsimile signature:] Geo: Thompson Esqr is with permission dedicated to The British India Society by their very obedient humble Servant George Evans.
This Print of [facsimile signature:] Geo: Thompson Esqr is with permission dedicated to The British India Society by their very obedient humble Servant George Evans.
Painted by George Evans, Esqr. Engraved by C. Turner ARA.
London: Published Nov.r 12.th 1842 by Mr. G Evans, No.15 St. Martin's Street, Leicester Square.
Scarce mezzotint and etching on steel plate. Plate 392 x 290mm (15½ x 11½").
Portrait of George Thompson, three-quarter length; standing to right, with head turned to look towards front; wearing a long coat, white shirt, and dark striped neckerchief; on left, a table covered with cloth, with inkwell and pen, sheet of paper, and books lettered in scraped lettering "Oriental Herald 14 1827", Friend of India Vol III", and "American Antislave Magazine". George Donisthorpe Thompson (1804-1878) was British ant-slavery orator and activist who worked towards the abolition of slavery through tours and legislation while serving as a Member of Parliament. He was arguably one of the most important abolitionists and human rights lecturers in the United Kingdom and the United States.
Whitman: 556.
[Ref: 52484]   £450.00  
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