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Fred Richards

  1887 - 1932
 
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Bond Street, London

Bond Street, London   1926

Original etching.

Excellent proof impression from the only edition of 50 impressions
published by Colnaghi in London in 1926.

£420



The Rialto, from the traghetto S. Angelo sold

The Rialto, from the traghetto S. Angelo   c.1923

Original etching.

Special presentation proof, selected by the artist for his friend and fellow printmaker, Kenneth Holmes.

SOLD



The City of Dreams (Venice) sold

The City of Dreams (Venice)   1927

Original etching.

Special presentation proof, selected by the artist for his friend and fellow printmaker, Kenneth Holmes.

SOLD



Ancora Venezia sold

Ancora Venezia   c.1922

Original etching.

Special presentation proof, dedicated by the artist in pencil.

SOLD



The Lagoon Shrine – Venice sold

The Lagoon Shrine – Venice   c.1926

Original etching.

Very fine impression printed with considerable plate tone.
From the only edition of 50 signed proofs.

SOLD



Lobster Pots – Venice sold

Lobster Pots – Venice   c.1926

Original etching.

Special presentation proof, dedicated by the artist in pencil “To my friend L.F. Menzies Jones. May 14. 1926. FR”. Excellent proof impression printed with plate tone.
A proof aside from the normal edition of 50 impressions,
selected specially by the artist for his friend and fellow printmaker, L.F. Menzies-Jones.

SOLD

 

Fred Richards was an outstanding architectural and topographical etcher. Fred Richards trained under Frank Short at the Royal College of Art, becoming elected Associate of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers in 1913 and a full member in 1921. Some of his finest etched works come from his sojourn in Italy during the mid-1920’s.