St Quintins Castle near Cowbridge in Glamorgan Shire.
Publish'd according to Act of Parliament by P. Sandby St. Georges Row Sepr. 1st 1776.
Aquatint with etching in sepia, 240 x 315mm. 9½ x 12½". First state with title in closed letters on aquatint ground; numbered 'III' above the image. A fine impression with full margins, uncut sheet.
Figures and cattle in front of the ruins of St Quintins Castle (also known as St Quentins Castle and Llanblethian Castle) in the village of Llanblethian, Cowbridge, Wales. From 'Views in South Wales' published in folio 1775-7 by Paul Sandby (1725 - 1809). In 1771 Sandby set off with a wealthy patron [Sir Joseph Banks] for a tour of Wales, sketching the magnificent scenery, coming into fashion with the beginning of the Romantic movement. The resulting prints were some of the first aquatints published in England.
Abbey Scenery: 511, 3.
[Ref: 17185] £280.00