Four Elements set of engravings in Latin, newly framed.Early 19th century. Each print measures 6 by 8 inches and the hand made frames each measure 18 by 22 and three quarter inches.
Set 4 19thc colored D M Dewey botannical prints. The titles are, Acidalie, Phloxes Colours, Dielytra Spectabalis, Lillium Lancifolium Rubrum. The matching frames each measure 17 inches high and 14 and one half inches wide. The images each measure 8 by 10 and one half inches. Very good original condition. This piece is on display in our gallery at Clock Tower Antiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 824 E Main Street, Branford, CT. 06405. For gallery hours, please visit http://www.ClockTowerAntiquesCenter.com
Set of 18th c. colored engravings of the 9 muses, new frames. Each engraving measures 6 and one half inches by 9 and one half inches. The frames each measure 21 and one quarter by 27 and one quarter inches.(The Greek goddesses who presided over the arts and sciences. They were believed to inspire all artists, especially poets, philosophers, and musicians. The Muses were the daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne, the goddess of memory. The number of Muses varies over time; initially there was but one, and later there is mention of three: Melete, Mneme, and Aoede (the Elder Muses). They were nymphs in Pieria, western Thrace, and their cult was brought to Helicon in Boeotia by the Aloadae. Usually there is mention of nine muses: Calliope, Clio, Erato, Euterpe, Melpomene, Polyhymnia, Terpsichore, Thalia, and Urania, the Younger Muses.) This information on muses was taken from pantheon.org. All images are in excellent condition
The Durham White Ox engraving by W M Ward c1813. This period print was engraved by W M Ward after a painting by G Garrard ARA and printed in 1813. States The Durham White Ox of the improved Tees Water Breed by John Nesham Esq. The hand made frame measures 34 and three quarters inches by 38 inches wide. The engraving measures 20 by 26 inches. Excellent condition.
Bedi Jung abstract limited edition. Ink proof hand colored limited edition 55/150 on hand made paper. Signed lower left and right. Measures 37 and one half inches by 27 inches