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HUNT, Charles, after George Bryant CAMPION, and John Frederick HERRING.Special Prize of 5000 Francs, Chantilly, May, 1841.
Two subscriber's proofs, with title and text in both French and English, aquatint engravings, part-printed in colours à la poupée, and finished with fine original hand-colouring, heightened with gum-arabic, each c.530 x 730 mm., framed and glazed.£6,000
Copper-plate engravings after Wolf, with fine original hand-colouring in gouache. Trimmed and mounted onto a laid paper support with manuscript titles in the style of the original, fine condition with colours remaining clean and bright. Very slight loss of gouache in small area of 'Gentle Kitty'. 41 x 35.5 cm.
Framed and glazed, overall size: 63cm by 50cm by 4cm.£2,750