The Barber

Method Etching
Artist George Bernard O'Neill
Published 1857
Dimensions Image 46 x 54 mm, Plate 75 x 85 mm, Sheet 268 x 363 mm
Notes Signed and numbered in plate by artist, and printed on India laid paper.

Plate 30 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.

George Bernard O'Neill (1828 - 1917) was an Irish painter of genre scenes, and from 1859, was a member of the Cranbrook Colony of artists.

Condition: Foxing to margins, and time toning to edges of sheet.
Framing unmounted
Price £75.00
Stock ID 40494