(MITFORD, Mary Russell) BROCK, C. E.
His own visions growing into reality.
Our Village. Hay Carrying.
The original illustration, signed by the artist, for one of the scenes in Mary Russell Mitford’s “Our Village”, which comprised a series of sketches of country life. Brock’s illustrations form part of the “Series of English Idylls” published by J. M. Dent & Co. The scene depicted shows Robert, a boy from the village, watching an artist painting a particular view to which the boy has led him.
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Original pen-and-ink watercolour illustration on card (367 269 mm). Presented in an attractive washline mount and gold leaf frame. Margins marked, but image clean and in very good condition.