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OCTOBER - Grapes and Wine. Exquisitely framed llustrated poem, c1823.

OCTOBER - Grapes and Wine. Exquisitely framed llustrated poem, c1823.

by Agar, John Samuel

Rare miniature antique print after Edward Francis Burney

"See how the blushing cluster shine.
Just gather'd from the yielding vine.
The Time may come, when thy red lip
May, from the cup, the Nectar sip."

Each delightful poem and illustration are exquisitely engraved. Superbly framed in French moulding, the 12 will look wonderful hung together! The framed set is available (listed previously) - until the first single month is sold.

Fine original hand-coloured stippled copperplate engravings by English portrait painter, John Samuel Agar (1773-1858) from the drawings by 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.

Each of this set of 12 small engravings has been mounted between 'antique white' conservation ragmat mounts, with upper mount window embellished by a gold line. Framed in exquisite French carved moulding, with U/V protective glass. Each page size is 13cm x 8cm. Each external frame size is 280 x 235mm (11 x 9 3/4 inches).

Stock Number: apAgar10frPrice: $385.00