|Artist||Gertrude Ellen Hayes|
|Published||Published by W. H. Beynon & Co., Cheltenham. [c.1900]|
|Dimensions||Image 167 x 234 mm, Plate 175 x 240 mm, Sheet 225 x 305 mm|
Signed and titled in plate.
A view of the gardens of St. John's College Oxford from The Portfolio of St. John's College, Oxford: Seven Etchings by Gertrude Ellen Hayes.
Gertrude Ellen Hayes (1872–1956) was a British artist known for her etchings, watercolour paintings, and repoussee metal work. Her etchings often featured architectural scenes of buildings or streets. Hayes was born in London where she attended the Royal College of Art and was later an instructor at the Rugby School. She married artist Alfred Kedington Morgan. Hayes became the first woman to ever be elected to the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers.
W. H. Beynon & Co. was a British publishing firm active in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Based in Cheltenham, the firm was best known for publishing folios of prints based on specific schools, colleges and universities.
Condition: Overall toning to the sheet.