|Artist||Gertrude Ellen Hayes|
|Published||Published by W. H. Beynon & Co., Cheltenham. [c.1895]|
|Dimensions||Image 170 x 230 mm, Plate 176 x 237 mm, Sheet 225 x 305 mm|
A view of the West front of St. John's College Oxford fromThe Portfolio of St. John's College, Oxford: Seven Etchings by Gertrude Ellen Hayes.
Signed and titled in plate.
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.