'The Needles' Isle of Wight [pencil.]
Etching with aquatint printed in colours, 225 x 300mm. 9 x 11¾". A fine impression, mint with large margins.
Sailing boats close to The Needles, a row of three distinctive stacks of chalk that rise out of the sea off the Isle of Wight, close to Alum Bay. The Needles lighthouse, built in 1859, stands at the end of the formation. Francis Wells (exh. 1897-1938), portrait and landscape painter who studied at the Slade and Royal Academy Schools; lived Milton Abbas, Dorset.
[Ref: 27481] £120.00