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Sir Francis Seymour Haden

Sir Francis Seymour Haden

Code: 10205

Dimensions:W: 21.5cm (8.5")H: 14cm (5.5")

£200.00 Approx $253.49, €223.21

Sir Francis Seymour haden

British  1818 - 1920

 

Sunset on the Thames

 

Etching with drypoint, signed in pencil

 

Provenance:  Messrs. Aitken Dott & Son, Edinburgh

 

Sir Francis Seymour Haden practised as a surgeon but was also an influential and important etcher.  He was a founder member of the R.E. and was its first President.  Haden married Whistler's sister and he and Whistler are regarded as prime movers of the school of modern etching