San Giorgio, Venice. 1888. Etching. 8 x 17 5/8 (sheet 13 3/4 x 21 5/8). Published by Robert Dunthorne. A rich, glowing impression with careful tonal wiping. Printed on Japanese vellum with full margins. Signed and titled in pencil. $450.
An evocative and atmospheric prospect of Venice from the Lagoon, various shipping craft on the water in foreground. Wilfred Ball was a London etcher and watercolourist, landscape and marine painter. He was born and lived in Putney where he etched romantic landscapes of English and Venetian themes in the manner of Whistler; he exhibited paintings and etchings at the RA from 1877 to 1903.
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