The Old Print Shop

The Smithy.

  • ARTIST: James Herring

  • PUBLISHER: Goupil & Co., London and Paris.

  • MEDIUM: Mezzotint engraving, hand colored,

    DATE: 1867.

  • EDITION SIZE: 22 1/4 x 33 7/8" (565 x 862mm) plus margins.

  • DESCRIPTION: Engraved by Alfred Lucas. Printed by R. Holdgate. Copyright by M. Knoedler, New York, 1867. This beautifully engraved stable interior depicts a blacksmith shoeing a horse as a woman arrives with a meal for him. Near her are a cat and a dog, as well an anvil, toolbox, and loose tools.


  • CONDITION: Good condition and color save small repairs to outer margins.