|Artist||Walter William Burgess|
|Published||[n.d. c. 1890]|
|Dimensions||Image 201 x 235 mm, Plate 204 x 242 mm, Sheet 260 x 308 mm|
An etching by Walter William Burgess depicting sheep in a moonlit field and plow in the field beyond.. Signed and inscribed in pencil with a line from Thomas Gray's "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard."
Walter William Burgess (1855-1908) Etcher and architect. Exhibited at the leading London galleries from 1874, chiefly at the R.A Elected R.E 1883, his membership ceased 18th August 1908. Lived in London. He was called "The Pretty Burgess", which differentiated him from William Burgess, A.R.A, the great architect , who was "not Pretty".
Condition: Some glue residue to right margin edge. Repaired cracks to paper on plate edge lower right.