Sir Hubert Herkomer; Young Lovers
Young Lovers; The Surprise
Pencil signed artists proof
Product Code: 170916-2
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Original drypoint etching
Sir Hubert von Herkomer; 1849-1914; Painter and illustrator, born in Germany, his family settled in England where he studied painting at Southampton and the South Kensington Schools. He worked first as an illustrator, but soon achieved great success with his subject paintings depicting the lives of the poor.
This etching has retained its excellent colouring, bright and unfaded with black ink lines and superb detail, the image measuring 16 cms. x 20 cms. (6¼ x 8 ins.) within a strong platemark and impression.
Printed on a medium wove paper sheet folio size 26 cms. x 38 cms. (10½ x 15 ins.) with full margins.
Signed in the image and pencil signed by the artist.
Unmounted and unframed, the condition of the image and sheet is good with a light toning from a previous mat window and handling marks condusive with age.