The rent day after the original painting by david wilkie

May 15, 2021. 22:00 UTC
The Rent Day after the original painting by David Wilkie
United States of America


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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.

Answered within 1 day
May 17, 14:34 UTC
By Karine SH

Fair Market Value

$170 - $220 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$150 USD
What does this mean?

Dear Simon,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.

Please find below a description along with an estimate of your work:
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" .
Condition: ​excellent

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.

Best regards,


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