BEWICK (THOMAS) The Wild Bull... At Chillingham-Castle, Northumberland, 1789
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BEWICK (THOMAS) The Wild Bull... At Chillingham-Castle, Northumberland, 1789
Sold for £4,250 (US$ 7,143) inc. premium
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BEWICK (THOMAS)
The Wild Bull... At Chillingham-Castle, Northumberland, wood-engraving on "office" paper (224 x 287mm. - including margins), printed caption, folded around border, right blank margin browned at fold [Hugo 431], [Newcastle], 1789

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  • Regarded as Thomas Bewick's masterpiece: "Its many and great excellencies have been the theme of all writers on the subject of wood-engraving in England, and more than justify the admiration of the Bewick Collector" - (Hugo). Included with the print is an early copy of John Bell's manuscript account A Short History of Bewick's Cut of the Chillingham Bull. See illustration on preceding page.
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