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Village Politicians engraving Abraham Raimbach David Wilkie

Village Politicians

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Original antique print
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Steel engraving published by the artist and engraver, originally in 1814, this impression c1850. Depicts a lively debate between a group of village men. The original oil Village Politicians exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1806. Wilkie was an important Scottish genre painter. Raimbach was an English line-engraver of Swiss descent. In 1812 he began to engrave some of Wilkie's best pictures. At his death, he held a gold medal awarded for his Village Politicians at the Paris Exhibition of 1814.
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Additional Information

artist Abraham Raimbach (1776-1843) after Sir David Wilkie RA (1785-1841)
method Steel-engraving
date C1850
size 505mm by 625mm (platemark)
SKU DC3617