A delicate city view with a tree beside some buildings. Small groups of figures in the foreground, including three squatting children, and a father carrying his son.
Etching on chine colle on wove (vellin) paper.
Sheet size: 14,4 x 21,9 cm. Image size: 11,3 x 15,1 cm.
Printed in an edition of 50 copies. Ref: Copley 134; Salaman 121.
Made by ‘Ernest Stephen Lumsden’ after own design. Ernest Stephen Lumsden (1883-1948) was a distinguished painter and noted etcher. His book The Art of Etching is still regarded as a seminal work.
Condition: Very good, given age. Small stains in the top margin left and right, remains of attachment to carrier in the top margin on the rear. A collection mark on the verso. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.