SANDBY, Paul (1731-1809):

Mrs. Paul Sandby and Children in Windsor Park

Etching and engraving, c.1755. Probably from the second edition of 1765 published by Ryland and Byers (only proofs are known earlier). Rare.
Watermark: KV?
Provenance: King Friedrich August II (Lugt 971): Sammlung Sharfen (not in L.); and two unidentified marks,
Owl on a letter L (L. 3551) and EK in a circle (L. 3549)

A fine, nuanced impression with very wide margins, printed on laid paper. A little grubbiness in the margins, pale discolouration, a pencil inscription at bottom of sheet. 209 x 518mm.
$1,500