Entrance of Ludlow Castle, Shropshire.Antiquities No.1.
Very rare aquatint. Printed in sepia. Open letter proof impression. Rare. Sheet size: 490 x 340mm (19¼ x 13¼") Trimmed inside plate. Creases to sheet.
A proof impression of plate 1 from Valentine Green's 'Antiquities', published 1778. The ruins of the castle gate of Ludlow Castle, with rustic figures and a horse-drawn cart at the entrance. After landscape painter William Hodges (1744-1797), who had sailed with Captain James Cook and recorded his discoveries, returning to Britain in 1775.
Ex collection of the Hon. Christoper Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 37813] £240.00