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Sir Francis Seymour Haden (1818-1910)

Title: Breaking Up of the "Agamemnon," No. 1
Medium: Etching and drypoint
Date Of Execution: 1870
Dimensions: Sheet: 10-1/2 x 19-1/8" (26.8 x 48.5 cm.); Plate: 7-5/8 x 16-1/4" (19.5 x 41.1 cm.)
Signature: Signed by the artist in pencil lower right; Signed and dated in the plate lower left

Kennedy Galleries, New York, NY (inventory number a44801 verso)

Mrs. George A. Martin (until 1949)

Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, OH (49.263; 1949-2010)

References And Exhibitions:

References: Richard S. Schneiderman, A Catalogue Raisonne of the Prints of Sir Francis Seymour Haden (Devizes, England: Garten, 1997), 133 xi/XI, after re-etching of the plate

H. N. Harrington, The Engraved Work of Seymour Haden, An Illustrated and Descriptive Catalogue (Liverpool: H. Young & Sons, 1910), 145 ii/II

The Agamemnon was the last of the wooden hulled warships built in England.  Haden shows her moored at the navel yard awaiting demolition.

Condition Notes:

A brilliant impression in excellent condition

Price: (US) $2,400.00
Inventory Number: FA7272



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