Lot 28 of 426:
Seymour Haden's rare etching, A Backwater  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
A Backwater
Author:
Haden, Seymour
Place:
No place
Publisher:
Date:
1897
Description:

Etching with drypoint on laid paper. Image: 13.8x20.1 cm (5½x8"); sheet: 21x31.5 cm (8¼x12½").  No. 161 penciled at lower left margin.

Signed in plate at lower left of image; pencil signed at lower right margin. Sir Francis Seymour Haden was an English surgeon, best known as an original etcher who championed original printmaking. He was one of the founders the Society of Painter-Etchers, now the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers, and was its first president. Haden also compiled the first catalogue raisonné of Rembrandt's etchings.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some matte burn in margins, image darkened a bit.
 
Item number:
307360
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