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William Walcot

1874 – 1943

The Library of San Marco, Venice by William Walcot

The Library of San Marco, Venice   1920

  Original etching with drypoint.
Signed in pencil.
S 247 x 318 mm; P 120 x 179 mm; I 112 x 171 mm
Excellent signed proof impression, printed with delicate tone. From the only edition.

This enchanting view of gondolas moored in front of the Library of St. Mark’s in Venice is the largest of the all etchings which William Walcot made during his visit to this enchanting city under the aegis of the Fine Art Society. A beautifully atmospheric work, this remains one of William Walcot’s most sought-after Venetian etchings.

On cream wove paper, watermarked J. Green & Son, with full margins and deckle edge. Very fine original condition.