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Percival Gaskell

  1868 - 1934
 
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Low Tide

Low Tide   1927

Original aquatint

Very fine impression with outstanding tonal range. From the only edition of 150 signed proof impressions, published by Lefèvre in 1925.

£265



[Bay scene]

[Bay scene]  

Original aquatint

£125



San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice

San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice  

Original aquatint.

Beautiful signed proof impression from the only edition.

£395



The Lake

The Lake   1910

Original aquatint.

Superb artist’s proof impression signed in pencil and dedicated “To E.M. Wilson. March 1910”.

£265



[The Lonely Mountain - Night]

[The Lonely Mountain - Night]   c.1930

Original aquatint.

Excellent, rich impression with deep blacks. Signed proof from the only edition.

£225



The Forest

The Forest  

Original mezzotint

Excellent signed proof impression with burr, wiped to produce the effect of twilight throughout the scene. A very fine example from the only published edition.

£265



Sunrise in the Clearing

Sunrise in the Clearing   c.1922

Original mezzotint.

Outstanding impression, with especially rich mezzotint burr. Signed proof from the only published edition printed in warm toned black ink.

£320



The Noiseless Music of the Night

The Noiseless Music of the Night   c.1920

Original aquatint.

Superb impression of Percival Gaskell’s most sought after printed work.

The Noiseless Music of the Night is, without doubt, Percival Gaskell’s Symbolist masterpiece.

£850



Solitude

Solitude   c.1922

Original aquatint.

Very good signed proof impression of this superb painterly aquatint. A beautiful example printed with full tonal range.

£480



Cypress and Olive

Cypress and Olive   1926

Original drypoint.

Very fine proof impression with strong, fresh burr, from the only published edition.

£145



The Edge of the Lake sold

The Edge of the Lake  

Original aquatint.

Very fine signed proof impression from the only edition.

SOLD



On the Lake of Thun sold

On the Lake of Thun   1929

Original aquatint

Excellent impression of this enchanting aquatint, from the only edition of 150 signed proofs, published by Reid & Lefevre in 1929.

SOLD



In Wharfedale sold

In Wharfedale  

Original aquatint.

Signed proof, from the only published edition.

SOLD



[Amongst the Olive Trees, Northern Italy] sold

[Amongst the Olive Trees, Northern Italy]   1921

Original aquatint.

Special presentation proof, dedicated by the artist “To Winifred Austin, March 1921”, aside from the normal published edition.

SOLD



Stormy Weather, Loch Linnhe sold

Stormy Weather, Loch Linnhe   1926

Original mezzotint.

Superb signed proof impression with considerable tonal inking and rich mezzotint burr, from the only published edition.

SOLD



Isles of the Morning sold

Isles of the Morning   1925

Original aquatint

Very fine impression with outstanding tonal range. From the only edition of 150 signed proof impressions, published by Lefèvre in 1925.

SOLD

 

The magnificent printed works of the Yorkshire artist, Percival Gaskell have only been fully rediscovered in recent years. Percival Gaskell rose to prominence whilst working together with Sir Frank Short in the engraving school at the Royal College of Art in London during the first two decades of the 20th century. A true painter-printmaker, Percival Gaskell developed a sensitivity to atmospheric tone which is displayed in an air of timeless beauty throughout his printed works. [more]