• Old Master, Decorative, Modern auction at Christies

    Sale 5867

    Old Master, Decorative, Modern and Contemporary Prints

    16 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 163

    Henry Hoppner Meyer (1782-1847), after Abraham Cooper

    Tam O'Shanter

    Price Realised  

    Henry Hoppner Meyer (1782-1847), after Abraham Cooper
    Tam O'Shanter
    mezzotint on laid paper, good impression with narrow margins on three sides, trimmed to image along top edge, published by S.Knight, London, 1814
    unframed
    S. 21 x 23 3/8in. (53.3 x 59.4cm.)


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    Written in 1790, Tam o' Shanter is considered to be one of Robert Burns' finest poems. It tells the story of a man who stayed too long at a public house and witnessed a disturbing vision on his way home.

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