Charles John Watson; St Malo

‘The Steps, St. Malo, Valognes’

Pencil signed etching, 1908

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Product Code: 131130-2
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‘The Steps, St. Malo, Valognes’



Charles J. Watson

Charles John Watson R.E; 1846-1927.  English painter and etcher of many subjects, with his landscapes focused mainly on Northern France, Venice and Norfolk. Born in Norwich, he was a medal winner at Chicago’s International Exhibition, 1893 and in Paris in 1900. He was a founder member of the Royal Society of Painter Etchers and Engravers.

A fine etching which has bright and unfaded colour, with excellent fine detail and black ink intaglio detail, lines and plate tone.  The image size measuring approximately 19 cms. x 22 cms. (7½ x 8½ ins.) within a fine platemark and impression on a wove paper sheet size of 22 cms. x 27 cms.( 9 x 10¾ ins.)

Signed and dated in the image and signed in pencil by the artist in the lower margin.

Unmounted and unframed, the condition of the image and sheet is excellent.

Cat 131130-2