Walter Dendy Sadler. “A Work of Art. (The Epicure).” London: L.H. Lefevre, 1915. 13 7/8 x 10 5/8″. Etching by C.P. Murray. Signed in pencil by artist and engraver on faux vellum. With remarque of a plate of oysters in bottom margin. Excellent condition.
Delightful example of the work of Walter Dendy Sadler (1854-1923) who produced over one hundred and seventy prints in his lifetime. A number of these show happy people enjoying the pleasures of drink, food and leisure activities. These prints are famous for depicting authentic costumes, as well as furniture, stemware and other decorative arts.