Srule10.gif - 377 Bytes

William Lee-Hankey, R.E., R.W.S., R.O.I. 1869-1952.

Born in Chester Lee-Hankey was a painter and printmaker. He studied at Chester College of Art , at the Royal College of Art and then in Paris. He lived in France for a time and produced a body of work of French villages and Breton peasants. He taught etching at London Goldsmith's college and exhibited frequently at the Royal Academy. His figure study etchings show great technical virtuosity

Click on the images for larger screens.

Watercolors

sorrowt.jpg - 6874 Bytes

Sorrow. c. 1920. Conte crayon and watercolor on watercolor board. 13 x 17. Signed lower right; titled verso. The muted watercolor tones intensify the man's emotion; but the sunlight coming through the window suggests hope. $2,750.

3generationst.jpg - 7108 Bytes

Three Generations. c.1919. Conte crayon and watercolor on watercolor board. 14 x 15 7/8. Signed unobtrusively and faintly in pencil lower right; titled verso. $2,750.

Etchings and Drypoints

corner1.jpg - 8135 Bytes

A Corner of the Fishmarket. 1919. Drypoint. Hardie 165. 8 x 6 (sheet 11 7/8 x 9 7/16). Edition 100. A very rich impression on cream wove paper with the artist's embossed initial monogram. Printed by the artist. Signed in pencil. $500.

counting1.jpg - 7408 Bytes

Counting the Fish. 1927. Etching. Subsequent to Hardie. 7 5/8 x 9 3/16 (sheet 10 3/8 x 12 1/8). Edition 100. Illustrated: Fine Prints of the Year, 1927. A very rich impression on cream wove paper with the artist's embossed initial monogram. Printed by the artist. Signed in pencil. $500.

dawning1.jpg - 7534 Bytes

Dawning Intelligence. Drypoint. Subsequent to Hardie - after 1920. 10 3/4 x 9 1/8 (sheet 16 x 12 3/4). A rich impression printed on cream wove paper with the artist's embossed initial monogram. Printed by the artist. Signed in pencil. $600.

jeannette1.jpg - 8379 Bytes

Jeannette of the Market. 1925. Etching and drypoint. Subsequent to Hardie. 9 x 9 3/8 (sheet 13 1/2 x 12 1/2). Illustrated: Fine Prints of the Year, 1925. A rich impression printed on cream wove paper with the artist's embossed initial monogram. Printed by the artist. Signed in pencil. $500.

loup1.jpg - 6730 Bytes

Loup de Mer (Sea Wolf). Drypoint. Subsequent to Hardie. 6 1/8 x 4 15/16 (sheet 11 x 8 5/8). A very rich impression on cream paper with a hand and cross countermark. Printed by the artist. Signed in pencil and with the artist's embossed initial monogram. $225.

meditation1.jpg - 7835 Bytes

Meditation. 1923. Drypoint. Subsequent to Hardie. 8 7/8 x 7 5/16 (sheet 12 7/8 x 9 3/8). Edition 100. A rich impression printed on cream wove paper with the artist's embossed initial monogram. Printed by the artist. Signed in pencil. $500.

repos1.jpg - 8265 Bytes

Le Repos (Slumber). 1926. Etching and drypoint. 9 1/2 x 11 1/2 (sheet 12 1/2 x 14 1/4). Edition 100. A fine impression printed on cream wove paper, with the artist's embossed monogram. Signed in pencil. Printed by the artist. $500.

secret1.jpg - 7144 Bytes

The Secret. 1920. Drypoint. 6 x 4 (sheet 8 3/4 x 6 1/4). Hardie 171. Edition 100. A rich impression, with burr, printed on cream wove paper. $600.

vieille1.jpg - 7272 Bytes

La Vielle (The Old Woman). 1920. Drypoint. Hardie 186. 8 1/4 x 6 3/8 (sheet 12 1/4 x 9 7/8). A very rich impression on cream wove paper. Printed by the artist. Signed and annotated in pencil and with the artist's embossed initial monogram. $250.

vieux1.jpg - 7293 Bytes

Le Vieux (The Old Man). Drypoint. Subsequent to Hardie. 7 3/4 x 6 3/16 (sheet 12 1/16 x 9 1/2). A very rich impression on cream wove paper. Printed by the artist. Signed in pencil and with the artist's embossed initial monogram. $225.

widow1.jpg - 7028 Bytes

Widow. 1913-14. Drypoint. Hardie 122. 8 3/4 x 4 7/8 (sheet 11 15/16 x 7 7/8). Edition 50. A rich impression printed on cream wove paper with the artist's embossed initial monogram. Printed by the artist. Signed in pencil. $500.

Srule10.gif - 377 Bytes

British Fine Prints.

Allinson Gallery Index.

To order, to report broken links or to be placed on the email list, please contact Jane Allinson (jane@allinsongallery.com) or fax 860 429 2825.