Birket Foster monogrammed ‘Little Shepherds’ etching 1885
Birket Foster monogrammed ‘Little Shepherds’ etching 1885 Birket Foster monogrammed ‘Little Shepherds’ etching 1885 Birket Foster monogrammed ‘Little Shepherds’ etching 1885 Birket Foster monogrammed ‘Little Shepherds’ etching 1885

Birket Foster monogrammed ‘Little Shepherds’ etching 1885

'The Little Shepherds'

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Product Code: 200308-2
£35.00
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'The Little Shepherds'

etched

by


Myles Birket Foster

Myles Birket Foster; British, 1825 -1899,  one of England’s greatest nineteenth century artists of rustic and pastoral scenes, Birket Foster held a high reputation as a painter and illustrator. Foster came to London at the age of five and became an apprentice to Ebenezer Landells, a wood engraver who had studied under Thomas Bewick. Birket Foster's etching are rare, in total he created only about six original etchings, all within a ten year period dating from 1881 to 1941.

An excellent etching which is bright, unfaded in dark brown ink, with fine detail and rich ink lines. The image printed on a wove paper sheet size of  24 cms. x 33 cms. (9½  x 13 ins.)

Signed with the artists monogram in the image.

Unframed and unmounted, the condition of the image and sheet is good with handling marks and toning condusive with age.


Cat 200308-2