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After Joshua Reynolds - Her Grace Mary, Duchess of Ancaster and Kesteven; Sir Joshua Reynolds; Samuel Johnson

Artwork:
After Joshua Reynolds - Her Grace Mary, Duchess of Ancaster and Kesteven; Sir Joshua Reynolds; Samuel Johnson
Size:
plate 61 x 38; (and smaller), sheet 64 x 41 cm
Edition Size :
n/a
Medium :
Mezzotint, on Auvergne laid paper
Creation Year:
1771
Category :
Print-Multiple
Artwork Details :
(i) Created 1765-71

Christie’s London

Date:
2017-03-29
Lot Number :
66
Low Estimate :
$2,477
High Estimate :
$3,716
Hammer Price :
Not sold
Notes :
(i) Watermark Letters IHS with countermark (similar to Heawood 3310, Paris, dated 1778), a very good impression of the first state (of two), before letters, with small margins, in very good condition; (ii) Watermark Letters IHS with countermark (similar to Heywood 2998, Paris, dated 1778), a very good impression of the third state (of five), before the inscription is erased, with wide margins, a repaired tear in the left margin, otherwise in good condition, framed; (iii) Watermark Letters IHS with countermark (similar to Heywood 2996, Paris, dated 1768), a fine impression of the second state (of five), with scratch lettering, before letters, trimmed just into the text border but retaining the names of the artists, with narrow margins elsewhere, a short, skilfully repaired tear in the left subject, framed