Original Eleanor Hughes etching and drypoint.
Outstanding early proof impression printed with rich dark inking. A superb trial proof impression from the artistís own personal collection and signed with the artistís signature stamp.
On the opposite side of the bay from Newlyn and Penzance in Cornwall, St. Michaelís Mount is an island which is connected to the mainland by a narrow causeway that can only be crossed at low tide. It is crowned by a medieval church and a castle which is still the ancestral home of the St.Aubyn family. Eleanor Hughes made a number of etchings and drypoints of this picturesque island seen from the mainland.
On cream laid paper, watermarked England, with full margins and deckle edge. Very fine original condition.