A few Minutes before Dinner-time

Method Etching
Artist James Clarke Hook
Published 1857
Dimensions Image 91 x 126 mm, Plate 122 x 157 mm, Sheet 268 x 364 mm
Notes Signed and numbered in plate by artist, and printed on India laid paper.

Plate 7 from The Etching Club's 'Etchings for the Art-Union of London by the Etching Club' (London: Art Union of London, 1857). The Etching Club was a printmakers' society founded in London in 1838. Limited to twelve members at a time, contributors included Charles West Cope, Richard Redgrave, Samuel Palmer and John Everett Millais. The club published numerous collections of their etchings including Etched thoughts of the Etching Club (1844), and illustrated editions of Shakespeare and John Milton.

James Clarke Hook (1819-1907) was a painter and etcher. As a student at the Royal Academy, in 1842, he won the first medals in the life and painting schools.

Condition: Small amount of foxing to margins, and time toning to edges of sheet.
Framing unmounted
Price £90.00
Stock ID 40488