Robert Houston; Clyde Training Ship
Artist pencil signed
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Product Code: 140823-2
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Clyde Training Ship
(Built in 1857, known as the 'Revenge' flagship of the Channel Squadron. Prince Louis of Battenberg served on her as midshipman.)
A fine etching with drypoint
drawn and etched
Robert Houston; 1891-1942, listed Scottish artist, born in Kilbirnie, Ayrshire. He studied at Glasgow School of Art and was a painter in oils and watercolours of landscapes and figurative subjects. He was also a noted aquatintist and designed and produced railway posters.
This original limited edition drypoint etching is bright and unfaded in black ink, with excellent plate mark, plate tone qualities and fine drypoint burr. It has superb raised intaglio ink lines, the image size measuring approximately 10 cms. x 14 cms. (4 x 5½ ins.) on medium wove paper sheet size of approx. 16 cms. x 23 cms.(6 x 9 ins.)
Pencil signed by the artist.
Offered within its original gallery/exhibition sleeve, included is the original exhibition gallery label.
Unframed and unmounted the condition of the image and the sheet is excellent.