Bruycker, François Antoine de (Gent 1816 – 1882). (The Butterfly.) Old farmer’s wife sitting at the loom by the open window, looking at the beautiful landscape, but mostly at the butterfly at the window that also attracts the attention of the cat. Steel engraving by Albert Henry Payne (London 1812 – Leipsic 1902). C. 1850. 7⅛ × 5¼ in (18.2 × 13.4 cm).

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“ The prints arrived safely. What is your return policy? My boss, doesn’t like the images, which I understand is subjective (– probably in reaction on the 11th September –) and no reflection on the condition or any representations you made. Sorry to bother you with this ”

(Mrs. A. P., September 26, 2001)