The Etchings of D. Y. Cameron
Place Published: London
Publisher: Halton and Truscott Smith, Ltd
Date Published: 1924
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hard Cover
First edition. 9 x 11-1/2 inches. vii, 43 p. Publisher's full black cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt lettering, borders and medallion, gilt, on cover; bevelled boards. There are 30 pages of text, including some illustrations. 95 plates. 16 of the 95 are sepia toned photogravures with tissue guards. Bookplate of previous owner at front end papers.
Heavy book which will require extra postage.
David Young Cameron was one of Scotland’s most prolific and influential artists Although he also made many paintings, drawings and watercolors, it was as a printmaker that he initially received the most recognition. Cameron had a rare ability to capturehis subjects with remarkably few lines. During his career he produced over five hundred etching plates, with subjects ranging from atmospheric interiors to dramatic landscapes, as well as detailed studies of buildings and figures.
Very Good. Item #7936