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Edgar Holloway

1914 - 2008

St. George’s, Doncaster by Edgar Holloway

St. George’s, Doncaster   1981

  Original etching.
Signed and inscribed in pencil.
Ref: Meyrick 244, undescribed trial proof ‘1’.
S 332 x 238 mm; P 258 x 184 mm; I 251 x 177 mm
Original Edgar Holloway etching.

Unique trial proof, unknown to Meyrick.

Previously undescribed working proof impression
before considerable alteration throughout the image, most noticeable in the sky at the right of the composition. Signed and inscribed in pencil by Edgar Holloway “Trial Proof 1”. Unique.

St. George’s, Doncaster shows a view of Sir Gilbert Scott’s impressive Minster seen from the canal-side, across the yard of the Volunteer Public House with beer kegs piled in the foreground.

On cream laid paper with full margins. Excellent original condition.