|Artist||Charles Oliver Murray|
|Published||Published by W H Beynon & Co. Cheltnam. c.1911|
|Dimensions||Image 165 x 240 mm, Plate 185 x 260 mm|
Signed in pencil.
One of the only printed views that focuses on the the facade of the Rhodes Extension to Oriel College on the High Street.
Charles Oliver Murray, R.E. (1842-1923) was a Scottish etcher of landscapes, figures and architectural subjects. Born at Denholm in Roxburghshire, he studied at the Edinburgh School of Design, and at the Royal Scottish Academy Schools where he received the Keith Prize. Murray exhibited at the principal London galleries from 1872, mainly the Royal Academy and the Royal Society for Painter-Etchers and Engravers. He received awards at international exhibitions in London in 1884, in Munich in 1893 and a gold medal in Paris in 1900. Murray lived in South Croydon.
Condition: Some time toning to sheet.