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Fred Richards

1887 - 1932

Lobster Pots – Venice by Fred Richards
 

Lobster Pots – Venice   c.1926

  Original etching.
Signed and inscribed in pencil.
S 229 x 296 mm; P & I 146 x 224 mm
SOLD
 
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 Fred Richards for his friend and fellow printmaker, L.F. Menzies-Jones.

This delicate etching shows a view on the Lagoon of Venice - the Campanile and Santa Maria Della Salute to can be seen on the horizon in the distance between the ropes securing the floating lobster pots.

On pale cream wove paper with wide margins. Very fine original condition.