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Randolph Caldecott
THE MILKMAID.1880.
Estimate
50,00070,000
JUMP TO LOT
12
Randolph Caldecott
THE MILKMAID.1880.
Estimate
50,00070,000
JUMP TO LOT

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Randolph Caldecott
THE MILKMAID.1880.
Oil on canvas. Depicts the milkmaid seated by her cow with a bucket of milk, while her suitor looks on from under a tree. Signed with initials and dated “Jany 1880” at lower left. Measures 26-1/2 x 37-1/2 inches.  Very Rare and Important. 
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Catalogue Note

Randolph Caldecott (1846–1886) was an English artist and illustrator, best known for his colorful Picture Books which came out for Christmas between 1878 and 1885, but was also a prolific illustrator of books and magazines, and very influential as were his contemporaries: Walter Crane and Kate Greenaway. The Caldecott Medal award was named in his honor.

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