Robert Luard Selby (1800-1880) - 19th Century Graphite Drawing, Man with Pipe
DescriptionA finely drawn graphite study of a Dutch peasant smoking a pipe in the style of David Teniers the Younger. He sits on a small wooden stool and wears ragged clothing. The draughtsmanship is very fine, with great attention given to the facial features. Very well presented in a rosewood frame and double card mount. Printed information on the artist and a scan of the label hidden beneath the frame is included to the reverse. On wove.
The condition is typical for a picture of this age including some discolouration and foxing. Minor marks to the frame. Left hand side of inner frame is missing.
12 x 9cm (4.7" x 3.5")
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Robert Luard Selby lived at The Mote, Ightham, Kent. He gained the rank of Major in the Royal Artillery and was the father of the famous composer and organist Bertram Luard Selby (1853-1918).
|Artist||Robert Luard Selby (1800-1880)|
|Dimensions||12 x 9cm|
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