Janet S. C. Simpson; 'Holyrood, Scotland'
Original drypoint etching
Signed and titled in pencil
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The Palace of Holyroodhouse, commonly referred to as Holyrood Palace, is the official residence of the British Monarch in Scotland. Located at the bottom of the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, at the opposite end to Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace has served as the principal residence of the Kings and Queens of Scots since the 16th century, and is a setting for state occasions and official entertaining.
A very fine etching with drypoint
drawn and etched by
J. S. C. Simpson
Janet Simspon A.R.E; Janet studied art at Lambeth and R.C.A. she exhibited between 1904 and 1938 at most major societies and galleries in England and was a Bronze and Silver winner at the Royal College of Art.
This very fine etching has retained its excellent colouring, bright and unfaded, in black ink with very fine detail, rich ink lines and plate tone, the image measuring approximately 31 cms. x 17 cms. (12¼ x 6½ ins.) printed within a strong platemark and impression, on a laid paper sheet measuring approximately 35 cms. x 24 cms. (14 x 9½ ins.)
Signed by the artist and titled in pencil in the lower margin.
Unframed and unmounted, the condition of the image and sheet is very good.