Robert Houston; Clyde Training Ship
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Robert Houston; Clyde Training Ship

'The Empress'

Artist pencil signed

Limited edition

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Product Code: 140823-2
£60.00
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'The Empress'

Clyde Training Ship

(Built in 1857, known as the 'Revenge' flagship of the Channel Squadron. Prince Louis of Battenberg served on her as midshipman.)

A fine etching with drypoint

drawn and etched

by


Robert Houston

Robert Houston; 1891-1942, listed Scottish artist, born in Kilbirnie, Ayrshire. He studied at Glasgow School of Art and was a painter in oils and watercolours of landscapes and figurative subjects. He was also a noted aquatintist and designed and produced railway posters.

This original limited edition drypoint etching is bright and unfaded in black ink, with excellent  plate mark,  plate tone qualities and fine drypoint burr. It has superb raised intaglio ink lines, the image size measuring approximately  10 cms. x 14 cms. (4  x ins.) on medium wove paper sheet size of approx. 16 cms. x 23 cms.(6 x 9 ins.)

Pencil signed by the artist.

Offered within its original gallery/exhibition sleeve, included is the original exhibition gallery label.

Unframed and unmounted the condition of the image and the sheet is excellent.


Cat 140823-2