Title FOOLS ORCHIS The Orchis Tribe (An Original Hand-Colored Engraving)
Seller ID 6766
For sale: This is a small original, hand-colored engraving from circa 1780. The words "The Orchis Tribe" is in the upper left corner, "Fools Orchis" is center bottom, "XIX.2" is upper right. The print is delicately engraved and colored by hand. The border is a fine line. The paper is clean, there is a very tiny chip at the edge of the upper left edge. There are six illustrations within the print, each with tiny alpha and numeric cross-references, however the legend is not attached or included. The print has been trimmed close to the border. It is 4" tall and 5" wide. The paper is an antique white and watercolors used are pinks, greens, greys. The background mat board is a complimentary pink and the mat board is beige. The print is mounted on quality rag and buffered mat board using archival hinges (it is hanging loose; not glued) . The print comes with a double mat, professionally cut in a light beige. The outside dimensions of the mat board are 12" high x 9" wide; the mat board will fit into a standard (U. S. ) frame size. The price includes the print, matting, art foam backing support (unglued) ; a frame is not included. Any glare in the image is from a protective acetate wrap-around to keep the print and mat board protected. ; .
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