The amazing flowing and ebbing Well, in Giggleswick Scarr; in the Road to Kendal.
Etching and engraving. 431 x 540mm (17 x 21¼"). Trimmed inside platemark; excellent impression.
A spring which flows into a pool in one level of a stepped hillside, dividing into two waterfalls descending the rocky slope to a shallow river in the foreground. A covered wagon and carriage cross the waters, while a couple admire the view from a fenced vantage point in the right foreground. One of four Yorkshire views for which Samuel Buck issued a prospectus two years before he died.
From the Oettingen-Wallerstein Collection; see Ralph Hyde, 'A Prospect of Britain' (London 1996)
[Ref: 28357] £380.00