SIGHT-SEEING – A STUDY FROM NATURE AT MORTLAKE
Original 19 7/8 inch x 11 3/4 inch Engraving titled SIGHT-SEEING – A STUDY FROM NATURE AT MORTLAKE.
Engraving by Francis Montague (‘Frank’) Holl (1845 – 1888). Frank Holl was a painter and illustrator. He received his first art instruction from his father, Francis Holl. At the age of fifteen Holl entered the Royal Academy schools, where in 1862 he was awarded a silver medal for drawing and in 1863 the gold medal for a religious subject, Abraham about to Sacrifice Isaac. In 1864 he exhibited two paintings at the Royal Academy, where he continued to show his work regularly until his death. Holl was elected an Academician of the Royal Academy in 1878 and RA in 1883.
From The Graphic April 20th, 1872
The Graphic was a British weekly illustrated newspaper, first published on 4 December 1869 by William Luson Thomas’s company Illustrated Newspapers Limited. It continued to be published weekly under this title until 23 April 1932 and then changed title to The National Graphic between 28 April and 14 July 1932; it then ceased publication, after 3,266 issues.
Page size 15 1/2 inch x 23 inch
The engraving is in very good condition with a vertical centre fold. Printed text on the reverse.