London, South Kensington
28 May 1999
SIR WALTER SCOTT (1771-1832)
HALF-LENGTH SEATED PORTRAIT ETCHING OF SCOTT AFTER AND HIS DOG AFTER WILLIAM NICHOLSON FOR THE SERIES PORTRAITS OF EMINENT SCOTSMEN, TRIMMED TO THE PLATE.
P. 10 X 8 IN. (26 X 21 CM.)
MOUNTED IN A COMMON SATINWOOD FRAME WITH AN AUTOGRAPH NOTELET OF 5 LINES SIGNED ("WALTER SCOTT") (SLIGHTLY FADED) READING: "I AM ALWAY DEAR SIR//YOUR OBLIGED HUMBLE SERVANT WALTER SCOTT//I BEG YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF A SPECIMEN OF EDINBURGH ART WHICH I HOPE YOU WILL LIKE."
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