Frederick Farrell ‘Braes of Doon’ Scotland 1900’s
'Braes of Doon'
Artist pencil signed
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‘Braes of Doon’
Original Proof etching
Fred A. Farrell
Frederick Arthur Farrell; 1882-1935, self-taught etcher and watercolourist of portraits and topographical subjects who exhibited at the Glasgow Institute, the Royal Academy, the Royal Scottish Academy, the Connell and Sons Gallery, the Fine Arts Society and Liverpool’s Walker Gallery. As an etcher he was greatly influenced both stylistically and with advice by Muirhead Bone. Originally, he studied civil engineering in London. He was the Official Artist with the 51st Highlanders, 1914-1918.
This superb drypoint etching has retained its colouring, unfaded in black ink, with excellent line detail, textures, plate tone and drypoint burr.
The image measures approximately 38 cms. x 28 cms, (15 x 11 ins.) within a strong platemark and impression on a laid paper sheet size 52 cms. x 41 cms, (20¼ x 16 ins.) with full margins and deckle edges. Will be shipped rolled.
Signed in pencil by the artist in the lower margin.
Unframed and unmounted, the condition of the image and the sheet is good with a light overall toning and handling marks condusive with age.