Early antique hand colored lithograph entitled "Going to the Feria" depicting a young couple on horseback on their way to the fair wearing traditional Seville, Spain costumes. "Going to the Feria" was one of twelve illustrations for "The Andalusian Annual of 1837" edited in London. The lithograph is inscribed below the image as follows:
GOING TO THE FERIA.
M. Gauci Lithog.
Jose I. Becquer, Sevilla, Lo Pinto
Printed by C. Hullmandel
José María Domínguez Insausti (1805-1841), best known as José Domínguez Bécquer, was a Spanish genre painter born in Seville, Spain, father of the famous poet Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer and of the painter Valeriano Domínguez Bécquer.
Maxim or Massimo Gauci (1774-1854) was a lithographer born in Malta active in London in the first half of the 19th century.
Charles Joseph Hullmandel (1789-1850), a London lithographer and printer, was one of the most important figures in British lithography and known for his 1824 essay "The Art of Drawing on Stone." It comes nicely framed, with a silk mat, ready to display. In very good used condition with wear to frame's gilt patina consistent with age as shown. Shipped fully insured with tracking number.
Measurements: Frame: 18 3/4" by 14 7/8"; Mat Opening: 12" by 8" approximately.
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