[A Road by a Stricken Oak.]
[Published by Mrs. Crome.]
Etching on india laid wove paper, 150 x 185mm. 6 x 7¼". Donkey at right mostly erased, and crossed in pencil. Some light staining, mostly to full margins. Small tear from upper edge.
Man wearing hat standing in profile to left leaning over the scraped area when the donkey stands on a country road; branches of a withered oak above. In landscape featuring sloped mound with scanty plants on the left, a row of leafy trees in the background. John Crome (1768 - 1821), painter and watercolourist and founder of the Norwich School. There was no issue of his plates to the public during Crome's lifetime.
Ex: William Westall Gallery. Theobald 20, state ii of v.
[Ref: 25300] £230.00