Christmas card featuring a wood-engraving design by Paynter of a goblin man proffering forbidden fruit (an illustration from Goblin Market).

PAYNTER, Hilary ([c.2003])

£30.00 

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Wood-engraving by Paynter from The Artists' Choice Edition of Goblin Market. Printed Card Signed ("With love from Hilary"), Torridge House, Torridge Hill, Bideford, Devon, n.d.

Illustrating Christina Rossetti's famous poem, reminiscent of this passage:

"Come buy, come buy:

Our grapes fresh from the vine, 

Pomegranates full and fine...
 
Sweet to tongue and sound to eye; 
 
Come buy, come buy...” 
 
Near fine Christmas card by one of the UK's leading wood-engravers.
 

Stock Code: 231216

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