12 March 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,750
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,800
William Ward (1766-1826), after Thomas Weaver
Portraits of the Blyth Comet Ox and Four Wether Sheep
mezzotint on laid paper, first state of two, very good impression with margins, trimmed just within the plate mark, published by C.Champion of Blyth, 1818
S. 23¾ x 29¾in. (60.3 x 75.5cm.)
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Charles Champion the owner of the animals depicted and the publisher of this print was a well known breeder of Shorthorn cattle and a friend and patron of the artist Thomas Weaver
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