Percy Westwood; Rouen, France 1920's
'Rouen Clock Tower'
Artist pencil signed
Product Code: 161211-2
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A stunning study in the use of the etchers burin with rich use of ink in the shadows and roof tiles on the houses in the foreground, all the way through the various depths of ink intensity to the delicate etching and fine artwork of the tower in the background.
Percy J. Westwood; 1878–1958, listed British artist, etcher and architect. Exhibited 1915-40, at the Royal Academy, Paris Salon and elsewhere. Lived in London and Weybridge.
This superb etching is bright and unfaded in black ink, the image measuring 8 cms. x 27 cms. (3 x 10½ ins.) within a strong platemark and impression, on a laid paper sheet size measuring 20 cms. x 46 cms. (8 x 18 ins.) with makers watermark, deckle edges and full margins.
Signed and titled in pencil by the artist beneath the image.
Unframed and unmounted, the condition of the image and the sheet is very good with handling marks condusive with age.