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David Charles Read

1790 Ė 1851

Waterís Meadow, Stratford-sub-Castle, Wiltshire by David Charles Read
 

Waterís Meadow, Stratford-sub-Castle, Wiltshire  

  Original etching with touches of drypoint.
Ref:  R.W. Read (1874 catalogue in B.M.) 211
S 165 x 267 mm; P & I 150 x 251 mm
SOLD
 
Excellent presentation proof impression given by the artist to the Earl of Pembroke. A particularly fine example of Readís charming landscape studies, sketched by the artist directly on to the plate.

This etching is the archetypal D.C. Read landscape, showing a quiet, naturalistic view of the area known as Waterís Meadow at Stratford-sub-Castle in Wiltshire, not far from D.C.Readís home town of Salisbury.

On cream wove paper, with margins. Tipped at corners to original backing sheet, as prepared by the artist himself. Generally very good original condition.