The Lord's Prayer

Method Copper engraving
Artist Richard Williamson
Published London. Published August 1st, 1814, by R & E Williamson. Ornamental Writing Engravers. No.8 Brook Street, West Square.
Dimensions Image 104 x 73 mm, Plate 113 x 91 mm, Sheet 262 x 193 mm
Notes The Lord's Prayer, written in miniscule letters at the centre, depicted as a source of light, framed with a wreath of leaves, grapes and wheat. This publication was accompanied by Russian version of the Lord's Prayer, for the occasion of Tzar Alexander of Russia (1777-1825) visit to England in the June of 1814, celebrating the peace after the defeat of the French and the abdication of Napoleon Bonaparte.

Inscription below image: "Size of Circle, to the above Prayer, One Fifth of an Inch Diameter./also the Russian' Lord's Prayer in the same size"

Richard Williamson (fl. 1814) was a British printmaker and publisher, active in London on Brook Street and later Moore Place, collaborating with an unknown family member as "R & E Williamson".

Condition: Proof. Printed on india laid paper. Overall time toning and surface dirt built-up.
Framing unmounted
Price £120.00
Stock ID 47084