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Fred Richards

1887 - 1932

The Rialto, from the traghetto S. Angelo by Fred Richards

The Rialto, from the traghetto S. Angelo   c.1923

  Original etching.
Signed, titled and inscribed in pencil.
S 225 x 199 mm; P & I 181 x 165 mm
Special presentation proof, dedicated by Richards in pencil “To ‘Kenneth Holmes’ to remind him of the sunny side of the Royal College of Art.”. Signed, titled and further inscribed (Trial proof)”.

Superb presentation proof impression printed with carefully wiped plate tone. A proof aside from the normal edition, selected specially by the artist for his friend and fellow printmaker, Kenneth Holmes.

On pale cream wove paper with wide margins. Very fine original condition.