[The Chess Players.]
Etching, signed remarqued proof on parchment. 310 x 240mm, 12¼ x 9½". Framed with Royal Academy label with title on reverse. Unexamined out of frame, R.A. label with mss. note about Taylor's death.
A pair of French chess players in C18th dress, with a remaraque of a white knight chess piece, adapted from a painting by Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier. Taylor died of wounds in 1916.
Guichard p.63, 'One could wish to see more of the lyrical and freely-handled pastoral etching of Luke Taylor'.
[Ref: 23217] £280.00