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Richard George Mathews

Richard George Mathews

Code: 10215


W: 16.5cm (6.5")H: 14cm (5.5")

£120.00 Approx $151.52, €139.86

Richard George Mathews

Canadian  1870 - 1955


Rudyard Kipling, a study of the author seated writing


Drypoint etching, signed and inscribed in pencil, unframed


Born in Montreal, Mathews first published drawings in the satirical paper Grip in 1892.  After a period working in New York he joined The Montreal Star as a reportage artist, making his reputation in the Montreal art community with portraits of visiting celebrities.  He moved to London in 1907, continuing to send work to the Star whilst increasingly contributing to leading London illustrated magazines.  He also exhibited his celebrity portraits, publishing a number as etchings