|Artist||Charles Oliver Murray|
|Published||Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1896, by the Fine Art Society (Lim.) in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington.|
|Dimensions||Image 386 x 561 mm, Plate 438 x 590 mm, Sheet 440 x 595 mm|
A famous view of Oxford High Street with the entrance to Queens College on the right and University College to the left, All Souls, Brasenose and the spires of the University and All Saints Church feature on the bend of The High. The inscription space features a small vignette of the spires of Magdalen Tower.
Charles Oliver Murray, R.E. (1842-1923) 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: Time toning to sheet, minor foxing.