|James Mollison after Richard Redgrave
|Image 190 x 230mm, Sheet 252 x 275 mm
The Original in the Collection of J. Sheepshanks, Esqr.
A print showing the meeting of Gulliver and the Brobdingnag farmer published in Gems of European Art.
James Mollinson (fl. 1840's-1900's) was a British printmaker active in the mid to late 19th century.
Richard Redgrave RA (1804–1888) was an English landscape artist and genre painter. Born in London, Redgrave worked first as a designer. He was elected an Associate in 1840 and an Academician in 1851 with his work 'Gulliver on the Farmer's Table' (1837) making his reputation as a painter. Redgrave held three important exhibitions at the Royal Academy and one at Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers. He was surveyor of crown pictures from 1856–80, during which period he produced a 34-volume catalogue detailing the pictures at Windsor Castle, Buckingham Palace, Hampton Court, and other royal residences. Redgrave and his brother Samuel were the co-authors of the influential 'A Century of Painters of the English School', published in 1866, he also wrote also An Elementary Manual of Colour, 1853.