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"Algernon Charles Swinburne"
This is an original 1908 two-color halftone print of a painting by George Frederic Watts (1817-1904) that portrayed English poet, playwright, and novelist, Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837-1909).
This 104+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. Small crease - right margin.
Period Paper is pleased to present a portfolio of prints from 1908 of paintings by famous Symbolist, Realist, and Impressionist artists such as James Abbott McNeill Whistler, James Jebusa "J.J." Shannon, Sir John Levery, Ignacio Zuloaga, Franz von Lenbach, and many others. To continue browsing this collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!
This piece was illustrated by Watts, George Frederic. There is no visible artist signature.
George Frederick Watts (1817-1904)
George Frederic Watts was a popular English Victorian painter and sculptor who was associated with the Symbolist movement in the late 19th century. Raised by his father in an environment of a conservative interpretation of Christianity, and schooled in the classics, Watts became an artist apprehensive of conventional religion, but also one heavily influenced by allegory and the symbolic power of universal emotion and aspirations.
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