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Eleanor Mary Hughes

  1882 Ė 1959
 
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[The Old Tin Mines]

[The Old Tin Mines]  

Original etching.

Exceptionally strong proof impression from the artist's own personal collection. Signed with the artistís stamped signature.

£320



[A Disused Tin Mine]

[A Disused Tin Mine]  

Original etching.

Exceptionally strong proof impression from the artistís own personal collection. Signed with the artistís stamped signature.

£185 - on reserve



[The Three Trees]

[The Three Trees]  

Original etching.

Trial proof impression in an early state of the plate, before completion of the image and before the plate was cut down. From the artist's own personal collection.

£105



[The Three Trees]

[The Three Trees]  

Original etching.

Early proof of the completed image, from the artist's own personal collection.

£115



St. Michaelís Mount (small plate)

St. Michaelís Mount (small plate)  

Original etching.

The artistís master proof impression. From the artistís own personal collection and signed with the artistís signature stamp.

£165



St. Michaelís Mount (large plate)

St. Michaelís Mount (large plate)  

Original etching and drypoint.

Superb trial proof impression from the artistís own personal collection and signed with the artistís signature stamp.

£265



[The Wood above the House]

[The Wood above the House]  

Original etching.

Excellent proof impression with pronounced etched line. From the artistís own personal collection and signed with the artistís signature stamp.

£105



[Two Sycamore Trees]

[Two Sycamore Trees]  

Original etching.

Rare first state proof impression showing the two Sycamore trees in their true setting, prior to the introduction of a Cornish landscape with a distant view across the moors. From the artistís own personal collection.

£215



[Two Sycamore Trees]

[Two Sycamore Trees]  

Original etching.

Outstanding proof impression of the freshly completed plate. In this state Hughes has introduced an elaborate Cornish landscape below and beyond the two Sycamore trees. From the artistís own personal collection.

£325



[Cottage and Barn]

[Cottage and Barn]  

Original etching.

Excellent proof impression, printed in brown ink, signed with the artistís signature stamp. From the artistís own personal collection.

£70



[Cottage and Barn] sold

[Cottage and Barn]  

Original etching.

Very good proof impression, printed in black ink, signed with the artistís signature stamp. From the artistís own personal collection.

SOLD



[Cornish Elms with the Farm in the distance]

[Cornish Elms with the Farm in the distance]  

Original etching.

Excellent proof impression, from the artistís own personal collection and signed with the artistís signature stamp.

£60



[Cornish Elms with the Farm in the distance]

[Cornish Elms with the Farm in the distance]  

Original etching.

Proof impression, prepared by the artist as a calendar for 1939. From the artistís own personal collection.

£90



[The Folly seen through Pine Trees]

[The Folly seen through Pine Trees]  

Original etching.

Excellent proof impression, signed with the artistís signature stamp. From the artistís own personal collection.

£60



[Pine Trees]

[Pine Trees]  

Original etching.

Trial proof impression printed on heavy Ďproofingí paper, signed with the artistís signature stamp. From the artistís own personal collection.

£75 - on reserve



[The Folly on the Hill]

[The Folly on the Hill]  

Original etching, touched with white chalk.

Unique working proof impression, touched by the artist with white chalk. From the artistís own personal collection.

£165



[The House, framed by Trees]

[The House, framed by Trees]  

Original etching.

Very good proof impression, printed in black/umber ink.

£50



[The House, framed by Trees]

[The House, framed by Trees]  

Original etching.

Very good proof impression, printed in warm brown ink.

£60



[Tree study]

[Tree study]  

Original etching.

Strong, early proof impression, signed with the artistís signature stamp. From the artistís own personal collection.

£155



[Pendant Branches]

[Pendant Branches]  

Original etching.

Very good, strong proof impression with pronounced line, from the artistís own personal collection.

£115



Old Doorway, Trewoofe

Old Doorway, Trewoofe   1909

Original etching.

Trial proof impression from the artistís own personal collection.

£60



[Gateway to the House]

[Gateway to the House]  

Original etching and drypoint.

Excellent proof impression from the artistís own personal collection.

£75



[The Tree at the Doorway]

[The Tree at the Doorway]  

Original etching.

Excellent proof impression, printed in black ink.

£60



[The Tree at the Doorway]

[The Tree at the Doorway]  

Original etching.

Excellent proof impression, printed in brown ink.

£60



[Woodland Farm]

[Woodland Farm]  

Original etching.

Excellent proof impression from the artistís own personal collection.

£105



[The Boundary Fence]

[The Boundary Fence]  

Original etching.

Excellent proof impression, signed with the artistís signature stamp. From the artistís own personal collection.

£125



[Cottage with Stone Chimney Stack]

[Cottage with Stone Chimney Stack]  

Original etching.

The artistís master proof impression. From the artistís own personal collection and signed with the artistís signature stamp.

£145



[Town houses, Cornwall]

[Town houses, Cornwall]  

Original etching.

Trial proof impression. Eleanor Hughes used this impression as a guide proof. From the artistís own personal collection.

£60



[Town houses, Cornwall]

[Town houses, Cornwall]  

Original drypoint.

Trial proof impression in an early state of the plate, prior to shading on the blank white wall at the left of the image. From the artistís own personal collection.

£60



[Town houses, Cornwall]

[Town houses, Cornwall]  

Original drypoint.

Early proof of the completed image, printed just after the shading had been added to the white wall at the left of the image. Eleanor Hughes used this impression as a guide proof.

£60

 

Although well known as a leading painter of the Newlyn School of artists, Eleanor Mary Hughes has remained virtually unknown as an etcher until the recent discovery of her estate. Born in New Zealand to Cornish parents, Eleanor Hughes came to England to study in London and in 1907 she became a pupil of Stanhope and Elizabeth Forbes at Newlyn, Cornwall. In 1910 she married fellow Newlyn painter Robert Hughes and they settled at Lamorna. In 1912 they designed and built a house at Chyangweal near St.Buryan where they were to spend the rest of their lives. Eleanor owned a studio in the Lamorna Valley about a mile from the house and it was there that she worked and kept her etchings.

In 1911 Eleanor Hughes began to exhibit at the Royal Academy and later at the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours. In 1933 she was elected to full membership of the R.I. and by the time the Second World War broke out she had exhibited 34 works at the Royal Institute, 37 at the Royal Academy, seven at the New English Art Club, nine at the Glasgow Institute, six at the Walker Gallery and many more elsewhere Ė besides being an active organiser of the Newlyn and St.Ives exhibitions. In 1940 Eleanor Hughes sold her studio and few paintings were completed after that. She was close lifelong friends with Lamorna Birch and Dame Laura Knight. Eleanor Hughes is soon to be the subject of a major biography which will include a complete catalogue of her original etchings.

All of the etchings offered here carry the artistís signature stamp guaranteeing that they are from the artistís personal collection which was inherited in its entirety by her niece, Judith Hughes. [more]