Rare Film Posters



Original 18 inch x 12 7/8 inch Engraving titled A MIDDAY SLEEP.

After the painting by Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Bauerle (1831 – 1912). Portrait painter. Born in Endersbach, Bauerle moved to American but returned to Germany as a young man. Set up as a portrait painter in 1864. Exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1870-1892.

From The Graphic January 27th, 1872

The Graphic was a British weekly illustrated newspaper, first published on 4 December 1869 by William Luson Thomas’s company Illustrated Newspapers Limited. It continued to be published weekly under this title until 23 April 1932 and then changed title to The National Graphic between 28 April and 14 July 1932; it then ceased publication, after 3,266 issues.

Page size 15 1/2 inch x 23 inch

The engraving is in very good condition with a vertical centre fold. Reverse side blank.