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Reproductions of woodcuts by F. Sandys, 1860-1866

Frederick Augustus Sandys

RA Collection: Book

Record number

08/4012

Author

Imprint

London: Carl Hentschel, [1910]

Physical Description

4 unnumbered pages, 12 pages, 29 leaves of plates : art prints ; 32 x 26 cm.

General Note

Twenty-eight reproductions of wood-engravings made after Frederick Sandys, most of them originally engraved by Joseph Swain and originally published in books and periodicals, e.g. Once a Week, Good Words and Shilling Magazine; with three-page introduction by Borough Johnson, R.I. and 12 page booklet of notes on the prints.
Includes photographic portrait of Frederick Sandys.
Dedicated to Howard Stewart, M.D.

Contents

Portrait of Frederick Sandys -- Proud Maisie-- A nightmare -- The portent -- "Yet once more on the organ play"-- The sailor's bride -- From my window -- The three statues of Aegina -- Rosamund, Queen of the Lombards -- The old Chartist -- The king at the gate -- Jacques de Caumont -- Death of King Warwulf -- The boy martyr -- Harold Harfagr --Until her death -- Manoli -- Life's journey -- The little mourner -- The waiting time -- Sleep -- Amor mundi -- Cassandra and Helen -- The advent of winter -- If -- Cleopatra -- Jacob hears the voice of the lord -- Danae in the brazen chamber -- Morgan-Le-Fay.

Binding Note

Issued in a portfolio. Lacks the original ties.

Subject

Wood-engraving - 19th century

Contributors

Frederick Augustus Sandys, source artist, illustrator
Joseph Swain, wood-engraver
Mary Emma Jones, editor
Carl Hentschel Limited (London), publisher