Peter Matthews; 1992
Peter Matthews; 1992 Peter Matthews; 1992 Peter Matthews; 1992 Peter Matthews; 1992

Peter Matthews; 1992

'The Old Way'

Artist pencil signed limited edition

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Product Code: 180107-2
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'The Old Way'

aquatint etching


Peter Matthews

Print number 2 from a very small edition of only 50 impressions.

Peter Matthews born 1942. Studied Ealing School of Art 1957-62, later becoming senior lecturer in print-making at Wimbledon School of Art, 1966-98, having been senior etching instructor at the R.C.A. 1962-66. In 1961 Matthews had begun printing editions for Robert Erskine's St.George's Gallery including David Hockney's earliest etchings. Solo shows at Amalgam Gallery 1977, Galerie Unicorn, Copenhagen 1978 and Foreign Press Association 1996. Works in V.&A.

An excellent aquatint etching which is bright and unfaded in black ink, with fine detail and plate tone, the image measuring approximately 15 cms. x 20 cms. (6 x 8 ins.) printed within a strong platemark and impression on a wove paper sheet measuring  28 cms. x 34 cms. (11 x 13  ins.)

Signed, dated and titled in pencil by the artist in the lower margin with the edition 2/50.

Unframed and unmounted, with the original exhibition/gallery label on the reverse, the condition of the image and sheet is very good with handling marks condusive with age.

Cat 180107-2