Frederick Marriott; Mechelen, Belgium.
Original colour etching
Artist pencil signed
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Frederick Marriott; 1860-1941, Painter and etcher of landscapes, architectural subjects and portraits. Born at Stoke-on-Trent and brother of the artist Frank Pickford Marriott.
Studied at the school of Art, Coalbrookdale, and at 14 started work as a pottery painter. Studied at the R.C.A. Frederick was a designer and illustrator to Marcus Ward &Co. he later became Chief Designer with Eyre and Spottiswood. He was Design Master at Blackheath Art School, Headmaster of the Onslow College Art School, Chelsea, and Headmaster, Goldsmith's Institute, 1895-1925.
A member of the Arts and Crafts Society he visited and painted in Australia about 1910. He was friendly with Frank Brangwyn, Clausen, Drury and East.
An original colour etching, bright and unfaded, the image printed within a strong platemark and impression, measuring approximately 26 cms. x 32 cms. (10 x 12½ ins) on a wove paper sheet size of 28 cms. x 35 cms. (11 x 14 ins)
Signed in pencil by the artist in the lower margin.
Unmounted and unframed, the condition of the image and sheet is good with handling marks condusive with age.