[Landscape with figures; river and moutnains in distance]
Etching on india with large margins, platemark 65 x 160mm (2½ x 6¼"). Slight foxing.
Skilful etching in the Dutch manner by landscape painter Thomas Creswick (1811-69), published in the portfolio 'Etched Thoughts by the Etching Club' (the influential printmaking society which Creswick was part of, alongside Samuel Palmer and Charles West Cope, among others). Creswick exhibited prolifically and successfully at the Royal Academy throughout his career (he became an R.A. in 1851) and his etchings 'demonstrate a sure grasp of the technique and conventions of etching (DNB).
[Ref: 35902] £75.00