William Walcot
1874-1943, British

The Library of San Marco, Venice
1874-1943, British

This 1920 etching with drypoint by William Walcot measures 4 3/8 x 6 3/4 inches. Part of his "Venice Set", printed in brown/black ink on cream wove paper. Pencil signed on the l.r.


York Minster- West Front
1874-1943, British

A delicately rendered original etching with drypoint, plate size 5 3/8 x 7 3/8 inches, published in 1923, cat: Dickins-78, pencil signed. Walcot was born in Russia, the son of a British father and Russian mother. His family traveled extensively throughout Europe as well as South America, and Walcot was educated in Paris and Russia, graduating with a degree in architecture from the Imperial Academy of the Arts in Moscow. He worked as an architect briefly in Russia before moving to England in 1906.


The Thames
1874-1943, British

Etching with drypoint, image size 4 1/8 x 12 3/4 inches, 1922, pencil signed.

Painting

Farmers Cottage
1786-1868, English

This 1862 oil on canvas by the British artist Alfred Vickers measures 11 3/4 x 15 3/4 inches, signed and dated l.l., housed in original frame, partial European label on back. Born in London, Vickers was a self-taught landscape painter, who exhibited at the British Institute and the Royal Academy.

Print

Loches Castle, Scotland
1880-1963, British

Pencil signed etching on laid-type paper c. 1929. 7 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches on 11 x 17 1/4 paper. Malcolm Osborne was known for his prints of landscapes, urban views and portraits. Between 1901-1906 he studied etching and engraving under Sir Frank Short at the Royal College of Art in South Kensington. During 1918 he was elected Associate Engraver of the Royal Academy and succeeded Sir Frank Short as the Head of the etching and engraving school when Short retired, and he was elected a full member of the Royal Academy in 1926.

Drawing

Children in Sandbox, 1973
1893-1986, American

Drawing, 1973, image size 8 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches, pencil signed