16 September 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 275
Estimate GBP 300 - GBP 400
Henry Hoppner Meyer (1782-1847), after Abraham Cooper
mezzotint on laid paper, good impression with narrow margins on three sides, trimmed to image along top edge, published by S.Knight, London, 1814
S. 21 x 23 3/8in. (53.3 x 59.4cm.)
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