New Year's Greeting. 1898. The Tower House Tite St. Chelsea SW.
Etching. Printed in brown ink. Signed in pencil, 'From Lydia & The Laird, To Couky'. Platemark: 180 x 125mm (7 x 5"). Large margins.
A decorative New Years greeting card from 1898 by Scottish painter, etcher and watercolourist, Robert Walker Macbeth RA (1848 - 1910). A young girl stands on the Chelsea embankment, London, holding a lit torch above her head with her left arm. She carries small bags, a book and a 'Punch' puppet under her right arm. A small dog can be seen below to the right. This impression is signed from Macbeth and his wife, Lydia & The Laird to Cocky. Macbeth shared a house with Whistler.
[Ref: 35616] £130.00