This print has been in the family for as long as I can remember. It looks to be a print on card. It was reframed in 2003. Print dimensions are 23.75" x 17.25". The frame is 31.25" x 24.5".
This print has been in the family for long time, maybe close to 100 years.
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After Sir David Wilkie, R.A.
"The Rent Day", by A. Raimbach
Engraving published on 6th 1877, by the London Fine Art Association by Child permission of Messrs Henry Graves & Co.
Sight: approx 17.25" x 23.75" .
The work depicts a bustling interior scene where a man can be seen appealing to a group of wealthier men on the left area of the image.
The original painting by David Wilkie was executed during his recovery from a fever contracted in 1807. David Wilkie became a Royal Academician in 1812 and had his first exhibition of his work in 1812.
The estimation in red is based on actual recent past recorded auction sales of comparables.