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Nathaniel Sparks

1880 1956

The Tate Gallery, Millbank by Nathaniel Sparks
 

The Tate Gallery, Millbank   1912

  Original etching.
Signed in pencil.
Sparks 22
S 264 x 435 mm; P & I 165 x 343 mm.
295
 
Excellent signed proof impression from the only edition.

It is for his splendid topographical etchings of London, such as this view of the Tate Gallery and Millbank, seen from the southern bank of the Thames, that Nathaniel Sparks is now best known. Nathaniel Sparks was an outstanding technician who had worked with Sir Frank Short and for J.A.McN. Whistler he acted as a full-time printer for Whistler, printing the finest proofs of his famous Venice plates.

On soft simile Japan paper, with full margins. Very fine condition.