Original 1893 10 3/8 inch x 6 1/4 inch Etching
VALE OF REST
Original 1893 10 3/8 inch x 6 1/4 inch Etching titled THE VALE OF REST
Two nuns in a graveyard, one digging a grave at left while the other sits holding her rosary at right, looking to front.
Etched by Charles Oliver Murray (1842 – 1923). A Scottish artist and printmaker, born in the village of Denholm in Roxburghshire. Murray trained at the Trustees’ Academy in Edinburgh and moved to London by 1872. He was elected a Fellow of the Society of Painter-Etchers on 7 May 1881. He had his work published widely in both The Portfolio and The Art Journal from the 1870s onwards, and frequently exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1872 onwards.
After John Everett Millais (1829 – 1896). Genre painter, etcher, designer of wood-engravings and watercolourist; founder and chief member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood; President of the Royal Academy of Arts.
Inscription under the title: “From the Henry Tate Collection.”
Printed by James Sprent Virtue & Co. Limited.
Published in the Art Journal 1893
Page size 12 1/2 inch x 9 1/4 inch
The etching is in very good condition. Reverse side blank.
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