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MAY. Edward Francis Burney 'Forget Me Not' poem c1823.

MAY. Edward Francis Burney 'Forget Me Not' poem c1823.

by Agar, John Samuel

Gorgeous little engraved poem and illustration by Agar.

"The sooty garb now laid aside.
With garlands gay and ribband pride.
The Urchins of the Chimney prance.
Through laughing streets in merry dance."

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: apAgar5frPrice: $385.00