Douglas Ian Smart; Vinaros, Spain 1911
Artist pencil signed
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Product Code: 170730-2
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Douglas Ian Smart
Douglas Ian Smart; English etcher, engraver, watercolourist; 1879-1970.
Douglas Ian Smart flourished in the 1920's and 1930's, and had studied under Sir Frank Short. His subjects were mainly genre landscape scenes in England, France, Spain and Italy, and particularly delineated river views and city scenes. Smart was a frequent exhibitor at the Royal Academy.
A excellent drypoint etching in a black ink with excellent detail, plate tone and rich intaglio ink lines and burr, bright and unfaded, the image measures 29 cms. x 16 cms. (11½ x 6½ ins.) within a strong platemark and impression, on a wove paper sheet size; 32 cms. x 22 cms.(12½ x 8½ ins.)
Signed with the artists monogram and dated the image and signed in pencil by the artist bottom right with the title; 'Vinaros, Spain'
Unframed and unmounted, the condition of the image and sheet is good with handling marks condusive with age.