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Sir Francis Seymour Haden

Code: 10205     Dimensions:W 21.5cm (8.5")H 14cm (5.5")

£200.00

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

Sir Francis Seymour Haden