Fred Cecil Jones
'St Mary the Virgin Church' Westham, East Sussex'
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'St Mary the Virgin Church'
Westham, East Sussex
drawn and etched by
Fred Cecil Jones; 1891-1956, Painter in watercolour, illustrator, etcher and art master. Born 15 November 1891 in Bradford, Yorkshire, son of an artist, Fred studied at Bradford College of Art and at Leeds College of Art. He and his wife were art teachers at Pudsey Technical and Grammar School near Leeds.
A fine etching which is bright and unfaded, with black intaglio ink lines and very fine detail and plate tone, the image size measuring approximately 25 cms. x 18 cms, (9¾ x 7 ins.) within a strong platemark and impression on a wove paper sheet, measuring 27 cms. x 20 cms. (10½ x 8 ins.)
Signed and titled in pencil in the lower margin.
Unframed and unmounted, the condition of the image is excellent and the sheet good with a light toning to a previous mat window.