12 March 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 938
Estimate GBP 400 - GBP 600
Charles Turner (1773-1857), after The Honourable Mrs Yates
handcoloured transparant mezzotint on wove paper, good impression with margins, published by E.Orme, London, 1799
P. 20 3/16 x 12 3/16in. (51.2 x 31cm.)
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Transparant prints such as this were intended to be viewed whilst being lit from behind with a candle which creates a wonderfully luminous effect
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Charles Turner, Engraver Whitman p.286
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