Eton College from Crown Corner. [ink mss. on reverse.]
Etching with fine hand colour. Sheet 300 x 450mm (12 x 17¾"), mounted on artist's original card with sepia frame-like border.
A view looking across the Thames towards the chapel of Eton College, with a number of workers on the shoreline. This example is an early proof before the addition of the aquatint ground, possibly printed to give to his pupils to practice their colouring. The finished print was published by Sandby on January 1st 1776.
See 30015 for the published state.
[Ref: 39350] £750.00