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A Selection of Etchings by the Etching Club

Artist:
Sir John Everett Millais (British, Southampton 1829–1896 London)
Artist:
Thomas Creswick (British, Sheffield 1811–1869 London)
Artist:
(John) Frederick Tayler (British, Hertfordshire 1806–1889 London)
Artist:
Richard Ansdell (British, Liverpool 1815–1885 Franborough, Hampshire)
Artist:
William Holman Hunt (British, London 1827–1910 London)
Artist:
Richard Redgrave (British, London 1804–1888 London)
Artist:
John Callcott Horsley (British, London 1817–1903 London)
Artist:
George Bernard O'Neill (Irish, Dublin 1828–1917 London)
Artist:
Charles West Cope (British, Leeds 1811–1890 Bournemouth)
Artist:
James Clarke Hook (British, Clerkenwell, London 1819–1907 Surrey)
Publisher:
Joseph Cundall (British, Norwich, Norfolk 1818–1895 Wallington, Surrey)
Publisher:
Thomas Bosworth (London)
Date:
1865
Medium:
Etchings
Dimensions:
18 3/16 x 13 1/16 x 13/16 in. (46.2 x 33.2 x 2cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.2641(57)
Not on view
The Etching Club's establishment in London in 1841 signaled a new artistic interest in the medium and, when James McNeill Whistler arrived from Paris in 1859, he worked closely with his brother-in-law Seymour Haden to develop etching's expressive potential. The Etching Revival in Britain developed as members of the Etching Club and the Junior Etching Club produced and published a number of anthologies, such as this one, during the eighteen-sixties.
Harris Brisbane Dick (American, 1855–1916); Vendor: Dick Estate, U.S. Trust
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Walter Shaw Sparrow A Book of British Etching from Francis Barlow to Francis Seymour Haden. London, 1926.

Gordon Norton Ray, Thomas V. Lange, Charles V. Passela The illustrator and the book in England from 1790 to 1914. Pierpont Morgan Library, 1976, p. 136.

Kenneth M. Guichard British Etchers 1850-1940. Robin Garton, London, 1981.

Gregory R. Suriano The Pre-Raphaelite Illustrators: The Published Graphic Art of the English Pre-Raphaelites and Their Associates. Oak Knoll Press, 2000, pp. 18, 103, 109, 163, 317.

Paul Goldman Beyond Decoration: The illustrations of John Everett Millais. 2005, Book Illustrations, 33, pp. 46, 170, ill.



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