• Old Master, Decorative, Modern auction at Christies

    Sale 5867

    Old Master, Decorative, Modern and Contemporary Prints

    16 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 141

    Richard Houston (1721-1775), after Francis Sartorius

    Eclipse

    Price Realised  

    Richard Houston (1721-1775), after Francis Sartorius
    Eclipse
    mezzotint on laid, extensively handcoloured with watercolour and gouache, with narrow margins, published by R.Sayer, London, 1770
    unframed
    S. 10 1/8 x 14 1/8in. (25.7 x 36cm.)
    with a collection of equestrian mezzotints including 'The Terrible Horse Trentham' after G.Stubbs, extensively handcoloured with watercolour and gouache, first state of three; 'The Famous Horse Pumkin', published 1777; 'Jupiter' by W.Ward, after S.Gilpin; and a the head of a horse, by G.Dawe, after J.Northcote (5)


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