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William Lionel Wyllie

1851 1931

Medway Shrimpers by William Lionel Wyllie
 

Medway Shrimpers  

  Original etching and drypoint.
Signed in pencil.
S 303 x 244 mm; P 226 x 175 mm; I 214 x 163 mm
420
 
Very fine signed proof impression from the only edition.

In 1885 William Lionel Wyllie moved to Hoo Lodge where he built a studio at the top of the house with a commanding view across the estuary of the river Medway. Many of W.L.Wyllie's marine etchings and drypoints feature the small fishing vessels of this area and of the nearby coastal districts.

On cream laid paper with margins. Very fine condition.