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All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1837 VR item #768679 (stock #6370)
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Set of 18th c. colored engravings of the 9 muses, new frames. Each engraving measures 6 and one half inches by 9 and one half inches. The frames each measure 21 and one quarter by 27 and one quarter inches.(The Greek goddesses who presided over the arts and sciences. They were believed to inspire all artists, especially poets, philosophers, and musicians. The Muses were the daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne, the goddess of memory. The number of Muses varies over time; initially there was but one, and later there is mention of three: Melete, Mneme, and Aoede (the Elder Muses). They were nymphs in Pieria, western Thrace, and their cult was brought to Helicon in Boeotia by the Aloadae. Usually there is mention of nine muses: Calliope, Clio, Erato, Euterpe, Melpomene, Polyhymnia, Terpsichore, Thalia, and Urania, the Younger Muses.) This information on muses was taken from All images are in excellent condition Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6% state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes,tariffs or customs that might apply. *** If you wish to see examples of similar items we have sold and/or appraised please go to our affiliate site and click the Archives / Homepage logo ***
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1950 item #930312 (stock #7212)
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Pair of drypoint etchings of dancers by Elyse Lord. Each of the three matching frames measures 18 by 12 and one half inches. The prints measure 6 by 10 inches. Very good original condition. One is numbered 9/50 and the other one is 10/50. Signed bottom right. Elyse Ashe Lord, British, 1900-1971. One of England's greatest graphic artists specializing in the delicate art of drypoint etching, Elyse Ashe Lord was elected to the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours in 1922 and was also a member of the Society of Graver-Printers in Colour. She favored etching exotic and Far Eastern figure subjects, treating them in delicate and imaginative colors. Lord actively exhibited from 1915 through 1939 in London with the famed Lefevre Gallery, who with London dealer Alexander Reid published her work. Her art was also shown at the Royal Academy of Arts, the Royal institute, the Royal Scottish Academy, the Walker Art Gallery of Liverpool, the Fine Art Society and The Paris Salon, where she received the silver medal for color prints. In addition, her work was published in Masters of the Colour Print, Volume 1, 1927, with an introduction by Malcolm C. Salaman. In 1990 Cyril Gerber Fine Art of Glasgow held an important retrospective exhibition of her work. Lord lived in Bexley, Kent. ( ref: Robyn Butin: Salaman: Royal Academy Archive