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APRIL Forget Me Not poem. Framed antique print c1823.

APRIL Forget Me Not poem. Framed antique print c1823.

by Agar, John Samuel

Tiny poem and illustration exquisitely engraved by Agar.

"When early flowers grow fresh and gay,
Let Innocence in best array,
Be led, by fond, maternal care
To seek with Joy, the House of prayer."

Exquisitely framed original hand-coloured stipple engraving by English portrait painter, John Samuel Agar (1773-1858) after Edward Francis Burney for Forget Me Not, an anthology of poems relating to the months of the year. Agar exhibited at the Royal Academy, and was president of the Society of Engravers. These exquisite little engravings were published in London circa 1823 by Rudolf Ackermann.

The 12 will look wonderful hung together! The framed set is available (listed above the set) - until the first single month is sold.
All12 small engravings are framed the same - mounted between 'antique white' conservation ragmat mounts, with upper mount window embellished by a gold line, with U/V protective glass and French gilt carved moulding. Each page size is 13cm x 8cm. Each external frame size is 280 x 235mm (11 x 9 3/4 inches).

Stock Number: apAgar4frPrice: $330.00