1903 Line-block Print Great River Cumbria Yorkshire England Joseph Pennell XGEA6

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This is an original 1903 black and white relief line-block print of the Greta River in Cumbria, England. It is a tributary of the River Derwent and flows through the town of Keswick.

CONDITION

This 108+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects.No surface rub.No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Relief Line-block Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4 x 4.5 inches; 10 x 11 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper presents a fine collection focusing on the castles, cathedrals and abbeys of Yorkshire, England. Yorkshire, a historic county, has a rich cultural foundation based on the various early inhabitants of the region; these ruins and cityscapes are represented by Hugh Thomson, and famous illustrator Joseph Pennell. To view more images from this portfolio, please follow the link located at the bottom of the product description.

This piece was illustrated by Pennell, Joseph. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.

Pennell, Joseph

Joseph Pennell (July 4, 1857 Ð April 23, 1926) Pennell was an American artist and author. He was born in Philadelphia where he studied until graduation and then went to Europe and made his home in London. He produced many books, but was well known for his etching and illustration talents. He taught at the Slade School of Art, but did work for America throughout his career; most notably a poster for the fourth Liberty Loans campaign where Lady Liberty and New York were in flames and under attack.

Keywords specific to this image: trees, landscape

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