Robert Houston; 'Loch Lomond, Scotland'; 1920's
Artist pencil signed Proof etching
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A fine etching with drypoint
drawn and etched
A limited edition with the plate destroyed once the edition was complete.
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 25 cms. x 18 cms. (10 x 7 ins.) on medium wove paper sheet size of 38 cms. x 28 cms.(15 x 11 ins.) with full margins.
Pencil signed by the artist.
Included is the original exhibition/gallery labels.
The sheet carries a series of proof embossed blindstamps to the lower image
Unframed and unmounted, the condition of the image and the sheet is very good with handling marks condusive with age.