William Monk; 'Clarendon Building, Broad St. Oxford'
'Broad street, Oxford'
Artist pencil signed etching
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'Clarendon Building, Broad Street 1904'
etching with drypoint
William Monk; 1863-1937, One of England's most famous architectural etchers of the late nineteenth and century. William studied art in his native Chester and then completed his education at the Royal Academy in Antwerp, he created over one hundred original etchings during his career, most being views of London, New York, Eton, Winchester and Durham. He was elected a full member of the Royal Engravers.
A large original etching, bright and unfaded, with rich black ink lines and fine detail, shading and plate tone, the image printed within a fine, but evident impression and excellent platemark on a wove paper sheet, measuring approximately 46 cms. x 19 cms. (18 x 7½ ins)
Signed and dated in the image with the artists monogram, and in pencil by the artist in the lower margin.
Unframed and unmounted, the condition of the image and sheet is very good, with handling marks condusive with age.