London. A&F Pears Ltd., 1898.
Chromolithograph, 17 3/4 x 23 inches on sheet 20 1/2 x 26 inches. Light soiling to margins; creasing and several edge tears (up to 1/2 inch) to upper and lower margins, well outside image area; stain to lower right margin slightly affecting lower right of image (not very noticeable); overall good condition; colors rich and bright. Image shows slight glare from photography lights. A gentleman, book in hand, converses with his parrot. The usual fine attention to detail and to evoking the different textures and patterns that is a hallmark of the Pears chromolithographs. Item #39644