Foster, M Birket RWS - The Little Minstrael 1881


Myles BIRKET-FOSTER RWS 1825-1899.
Born in North Shields. Moved with his family to London in 1830. Superb watercolour artist of all things bucolic. A wood engraver and contributor to the Illustrated London News. Well exhibited inc. the RA.
Not well known for his etchings, this is a beauty. THE LITTLE MINSTREL from 1881. Signed in pencil with a dedication to Robert Foster. Also monogram on the plate. Image 220 x 180mm. Has cartouche of a young girl gathering flowers.

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