Lady Jane Engraving 1840's Ornate Frame
Offering this exquisite 1840's steel engraving of Lady Jane, original artist - Drummond, engraver - Austin, publishedby Peter Jackson, London & Paris. Finely detailed engraving, from her beautiful face with large dark eyes, to the delicate lace of her shawl. Set in a double acid free matting top layer is rich black with an under layer of rich gold; the title name is also matted. Protective glass covering and wire hanger on back. Set in a richly adorned antique solid wood frame with raised acanthus leaves and shell designs in gesso. Frame has a gold gilt wash finish which adds to its charm. Overall measurements are 18 /12 inches x 15 1/2 inches; engraving as seen 6 inches x 4 inches plus title line. Fine condition on print, matting, glass. Frame is very good with only a couple small age stress cracks on corners, no loose or missing pieces, still very solid. This exquisite piece of art would compliment any decor, any room, she has a quite elegance about her. She is already 160 years old and will only grow in value!