Holman Hunt, William (1827-1910), 'The Abundance of Egypt', Etching, 1857

'The Abundance of Egypt', Etching, 1857

£450.00

The plate is lettered with the artist's name and the plate number (20). Printed on chine appliqué.

As published in 'Etchings for the Art Union of London by the Etching Club'.

Hunt probably began the plate on which both the ‘Abundance’ and ‘Desolation’ were etched in Egypt in 1854, when he was working on his painting ‘Afterglow in Egypt’.

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Image Size 13.8 x 10.5 cm
Chine Appliqué Size 14.4 x 11.3 cm
Plate Size 15.5 x 12.1 cm
Backing sheet Size 36.5 x 26.8 cm
Reference Hartnoll 14
Collection British Museum, London; Royal Academy of Arts, London; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York