GAME OF TRIC TRAC
Original 1834-1836 10 1/2 inch x 7 1/4 inch Single-Sided Engraving titled THE GAME OF TRIC TRAC
Tric-trac players; outside an inn, four men gathered around a drafts board on a table, one leaning on the table to right and about to throw the dice, another stuffing a pipe beyond, armour lying in lower left, a tavern scene in right background, seen through an arched gateway.
Engraving by William Raddon (active 1817 – 1862). Raddon was an engraver who also worked as a designer and a painter. As well as portraits, his work often depicted entomological subjects.
After David Teniers the Younger (1610 – 1690). David Teniers was the most famous 17th-century painter of peasant life. He enjoyed international popularity in his own lifetime and during the 18th century, especially in France. Teniers’s success was marked by the acquisition of a country house in 1662 and by the grant in 1680 of a patent of nobility.
Published in London by George Virtue
Image are 5 3/8 inch x 4 1/8 inch
The engraving is in very good condition. Reverse side blank.
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