James Kerr-Lawson; St. Magnus, London 1918
View across London Bridge
Artist pencil signed
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Product Code: 150832-2
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James Kerr-Lawson; 1862- 1939, Scottish painter, came to Hamilton, Ontario and studied at the Ontario School of Art, in Rome at the Académie de France, at the Accademia di Belle Arte and with Luigi Galli at the Académie Julian, Paris. He travelled in France, Italy, Spain and Morocco, basing himself in Glasgow and London. In the 1890's he was associated with George Frederick Watts, John Lavery, Frank Brangwyn and James McNeill Whistler.
He was especially known for his architectural view interpreted in murals and lithographs. He was a founding member of the Senefelder Club in 1908, formed to revive interest in lithography.
Kerr-Lawson created realistic portraits and landscapes, he also created numerous murals and lithographs and was a founding member of the Senefelder Club in 1908, formed to revive interest in lithography.
A fine print which is bright and unfaded in black ink, the image measuring 28 cms. x 32 cms.(11 x 12½ ins.) printed on a laid paper sheet size of 31 cms. x 35 cms.(12 x 14 ins.) with makers watermark and laid to a backing.
Signed and dated and in pencil by the artist in the lower margin.
Unframed and unmounted, the condition of the image is very good and the sheet fair with handling marks condusive with age.