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    Sale 5955

    British Mezzotints & Printed Hankerchiefs, Part II, from the collection of the Honourable Christopher Lennox-Boyd

    25 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1268

    Benjamin Green (1736-1800), after George Stubbs

    A Lion devouring a Horse; and Brood-Mare and Foal with a Willow and a Thatched Barn

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Benjamin Green (1736-1800), after George Stubbs
    A Lion devouring a Horse; and Brood-Mare and Foal with a Willow and a Thatched Barn
    soft ground etchings on wove and laid paper, the first published by Laurie & Whittle, London; the second, printed in sepia, published by S.Hooper, 1774
    unframed
    S. 4 x 5 1/8in. (10.2 x 13cm.)
    S. 6¾ x 7½in. (17.1 x 19cm.)
    with another soft ground etching printed in sepia of Stonehenge, by B.Green, after Grose, published by S.Hooper, 1775
    S. 6¾ x 8½in. (17.2 x 21.5cm.) (3)


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    Literature

    George Stubbs, The Complete Engraved Works Lennox-Boyd, Dixon, Clayton 38, 39