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    Sale 5437

    British Mezzotints and Printed Handkerchiefs from the Collection of the Honourable Christopher Lennox-Boyd

    12 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 58

    Charles Turner (1773-1857), after The Honourable Mrs Yates

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    Price Realised  

    Charles Turner (1773-1857), after The Honourable Mrs Yates
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    handcoloured transparant mezzotint on wove paper, good impression with margins, published by E.Orme, London, 1799
    unframed
    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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    Literature

    Charles Turner, Engraver Whitman p.286