William P. Sherlock

'On the Banks of the Severn'

Soft ground etching

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Product Code: 111023-2
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'On the Banks of the Severn'

drawn by

C. Barber

etched by

W. P. Sherlock

William P. Sherlock, 1780-1821 watercolour painter and etcher. From 1811 he published a series of soft ground-etchings from his own watercolour drawings, and those of David Cox, Samuel Prout, T. Girtin, and other leading watercolour artists of the day. A series of drawings in watercolour by W. P. Sherlock, representing views of London is held at the print-room at the British Museum.

Estimated value; £50-75

A fine soft ground etching which has bright, crisp and unfaded colouring, in black ink, the image measures approx 25 cms. x 19 cms. (10  x 7¼ ins.) within a fine but evident platemark and impression.

Printed on wove paper sheet measuring 36 cms. x 30 cms. (14  x 11½ ins.)

Printed below the image;

'Published June 18, 1811 by Tho. Palser, Surry Side Westminster Bridge'

Unframed and unmounted, the condition of the image and sheet is good with handling marks condusive with age.

Cat 111023-2