Mallwyd Bridge N.W.
Pen lithograph with large margins, rare, printed area 205 x 290mm (8 x 11½"). Tear upper right; slight foxing upper left; paper watermarked 'E & C. 1810'.
Stone bridge in Mallwyd, a village in Gwynedd, Wales, in the valley of the River Dyfi. Plate from one of several sets of 'Etchings of Landscape (in fact they were early pen lithographs) by Paul Sandby Munn (1773-1845). Munn was named after his godfather, artist Paul Sandby, followed his namesake into watercolour painting. He went on a sketching expedition to Wales with John Sell Cotman in 1802 and from 1807 was making use of the new medium of pen lithography, which he used in his several sets of landscape prints.
Ex: Collection of the Late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 35471] £220.00