The Bird Cherry
ARTIST Mrs. Rebecca Hey
FROM Spirit of the Woods
CONDITION Engravings colored by the artist.
Sheet size: 5 1/2 x 8 inches. Framed: 14 x 11.5 inches.
DATE 1833 London
Nicely drawn series on English trees. The color is especially noteworthy as it was accomplished entirely by the artist. Wilfred Blunt states, it "recalls the distant leisured, carefree childhoods of our great-grandparents in a happier England, an England when there was was no atom bomb, and income tax was a penny in the pound...(from The Art of Botanical Illustration)
Price includes framing as shown.