[St. Etienne du Mont, Paris. Interior.]
Etching, 205 x 230mm. (8 x 9"). Outside of frame 530 x 440mm (21 x 17¼"). Pencil signature bottom left. Unexamined out of frame.
Atmospheric view of the spiralling staircases of the famous church of St.-Etienne-du-Mont in Paris. The church contains the shrine of St. Geneviève, patron saint of Paris, and contains the tombs of Blaise Pascal and Jean Racine. Jean-Paul Marat is buried in the church's cemetery. Etched by Charles John Watson (1846-1927). Born in Norwich, Watson was a member of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers, and chief Founder and first President of the Norwich Art Circle. After leaving Norwich to move to London in 1888, he exhibited successfully at Robert Dunthorne's Gallery in Vigo Street.
'Catalogue of the Etched and Engraved work of Charles J. Watson, R.E.' cat. 159. For this reference book see ref. 10362. For other material relating to Watson' exhibitions at Robert Dunthorne's galler
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