View of Oxford, from the Castle Keep

Method Steel engraving
Artist Henry Le Keux after Peter de Wint
Published Published by J. Parker Oxford Novr. 1 1838
Dimensions Image 197 x 360 mm, Sheet 293 x 445 mm
Notes The image for the Oxford Almanack of 1839, featuring a panorama of the City.

Henry Le Keux (1787-1868) was a British printmaker and engraver. He was born in Bocking, Essex, but was based in London for most of his working life. He was the brother of John Le Keux who was the engraver of the Memorials of Oxford. Henry also worked on topographical books such as John Britton's Architectural Antiquities of Great Britain.

Peter De Wint (1784 -1849) was an English landscape and architectural painter and one of the chief English watercolourists of the early 19th century. In 1802 De Wint began to study under the engraver John Raphael Smith and in 1806 he purchased his release from the apprenticeship in exchange for 18 landscapes, painted in oil. He enrolled in the Royal Academy schools in 1809 and in 1811 he became a member of the Society of Water-Colour Painters.

Condition: Printed on india laid paper. Trimmed within plate with calendar missing. Foxing to margins, not affecting image and covered by mount.
Framing mounted
Price £250.00
Stock ID 44619

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