High Tide on the Solway. 1932. Aquatint. Hardie 169. 9 1/8 x 12 (sheet 15 1/2 x 19 1/4). Exhibited at the R.A. in 1931. No published edition -- scarce. Printed on the full sheet of white wove paper. A lyrical, tonal impression of this rare image. Signed in pencil. $950.
This is Short's last recorded aquatint.
Hardie writes, page 53: "A wide expanse of calm, silvery water; a buoy towards the right; two distant sails to the left, and white smoke rising under faintly seen Cumberland Hills."
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