Robert Houston 'Loch Fyne, Inveraray', Scotland
Loch Fyne, Scotland
Artist pencil signed etching
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Product Code: 161105-2
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and Inveraray bridge from Loch Fyne.
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 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 27 cms. x 18 cms. (5½ x 10½ ins.) on medium wove paper sheet size of 29 cms. x 21 cms.(11½ x 8 ins.)
Pencil signed by the artist in the lower margin.
Unframed and unmounted, the condition of the image and the sheet is good with a toning to a previous met window and handling marks condusive with age.