Richmond, Yorks. 1935. Etching. Beetles 37. 2 7/8 x 7 1/8 (sheet 7 3/8 x 12 1/2). Edition 50. Published by the Fine Art Society. Exhibited:Royal Academy ofArts, 1931. Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers, 1935. 5 A rich, tonal impression printed on cream wove paper (possibly Basingwerk Parchment) on the full sheet with deckle edges. Signed in pencil. $1,250.
Richmond is a market town and civil parish in North Yorkshire, England and the administrative centre of the district of Richmondshire. Historically in the North Riding of Yorkshire, it is situated on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Founded by the Normans in 1071 the town grew up around the castle built on the 'riche-mont' or 'strong-hill' that gave the town its name and whose massive keep dominates all other buildings around. The first of all Richmonds, the Town was an important regional center in the medieval period, when royal charters were granted giving rights to hold markets and fairs.
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