Strolling Players, Lydd [Kent, England]. Frank Short, 1857–1945 Brit.
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Strolling Players, Lydd [Kent, England]

1907. Etching, monogrammed “S.” in plate lower left, signed and titled in pencil in lower margin, 17.6 x 25.1cm. Slight stains and crinkles to margins.

Shows the tower of All Saints’ Church, the oldest section of which has been dated to the latter half of the 15th century. Held in NGV; AGNSW.

Frank Short was a “British printmaker and teacher of printmaking. He revived the practices of mezzotint and pure aquatint, while expanding the expressive power of line in drypoint etching and engraving.” Short was President of the Royal Society of Painter Etcher & Engravers from 1910 to 1938. Ref: Wiki.

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Item #CL199-65

Price (AUD): $770.00  other currencies

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