A. Phillips after Chichester artist W.illiam J. Shayer; 1800's (1)
A. Phillips after Chichester artist W.illiam J. Shayer; 1800's (1) A. Phillips after Chichester artist W.illiam J. Shayer; 1800's (1) A. Phillips after Chichester artist W.illiam J. Shayer; 1800's (1) A. Phillips after Chichester artist W.illiam J. Shayer; 1800's (1)

A. Phillips after Chichester artist W.illiam J. Shayer; 1800's (1)

'Down Hill'

English Coach etching

Hand coloured

Product Code: 170121-1
£110.00
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'Down Hill'

etching

by


A. H. Phillips

after the painting

by


William Joseph Shayer

William J. Shayer; 1811-1885, English painter of animals and landscapes, was the son of the painter William Shayer and was born in Chichester. He trained in his father’s studio and began to exhibit his own work at the age of 17. He contributed regularly to the Society of Artists, the British Institution and the Royal Academy. William had a studio in Holborn and specialised in coaching and hunting scenes, capturing the golden age of foxhunting at the beginning of the 19th century. Shayer’s work became popular and well known, particularly through engravings, which were mostly published by Ackermann’s.

An excellent etching with hand applied colour, which has superb unfaded ink lines and textures. The image printed within a strong platemark and impression on a medium wove paper sheet measuring approximately 38 cms. x 30 cms. (15  x 12  ins.)

Unmounted and unframed, the condition of the image and sheet is very good with handling marks to the margins condusive with age.


Cat 170121-1