View on the Severn from the New Passage-house in Glostershire; with the Ferry Boat preparing to depart at low Water.

Method Etching and aquatint
Artist John Hassell and Julius Caesar Ibbetson
Published Published for J. Hassell by Hockham & Co. New Bond Street, July 1. 1795.
Dimensions Image 120 x 187 mm
Notes Landscape drawn and engraved by John Hassell, figures and cattle drawn and etched by Julius Caesar Ibbetson.

John Hassell (1767 - 1825) was a British aquatinter, publisher and writer based at No.11 Clement's Inn, London. He was responsible for improvements in printing techniques explained in his article 'Calcographia, or the art of multiplying with pefection drawings after the manner of chalk, black lead pencil, and pen and ink', published in Nicholson's Journal of Natural Philosophy & the Arts, 1812. He was awarded a silver medal for this work by the Society of Arts.

Julius Caesar Ibbetson (1759 - 1817) was a British landscape painter, watercolourist, etcher and illustrator. Born in Leeds, he exhibited at the Royal Academy betwen 1785 and 1815, and at the British Institute between 1811 and 1818. Ibbetson lived and worked in London (c.1784 - 1798) and the Lake District (1799 - 1804), before settling in Marsham. He published Painting in Oil in 1803.
Framing mounted
Price £150.00
Stock ID 30466