Calvert, Edward (1799-1883), 'The Ploughman', Wood Engraving, 1827

'The Ploughman', Wood Engraving, 1827

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From the edition of 350. Printed on wove paper.

From the first published, Memoir, edition. The block from which this was printed is now preserved in the British Museum.

In an article entitled ‘Notes on Edward Calvert’ published in the Athenaeum in 1883, George Richmond wrote, ‘Mr Calvert lived at 17, Russell Street…whence several of his woodcuts and plates are dated, prominently ‘Ploughman ploughing the Last Furrow’, a work of great beauty in the print’.

Image Size 8.2 x 12.7 cm
Sheet Size 26.6 x 36.4 cm
Reference Lister 6c, State III

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