Views of the Colleges Chapels & Gardens, of Oxford. From drawings made expressly for this work by W. Alfred Delamotte.

Method Lithograph with original handcolour
Artist William Gauci after William Alfred Delamotte
Published London. Published 1843, by Thomas Boys, Printseller to the Royal Family. X1, Golden Square, Regent Street.
Dimensions Image 450 x 295 mm Sheet 510 x 350 mm
Notes The frontis piece to William Delamotte's book of the same title. The general design of the coloured frontis piece, dated c. 1842, is in the form of Gothic arch taken from the western entrance to Magdalen College Chapel and incorporating the arch of arms of 18 of the colleges.

William Alfred Delamotte (1775 - 1863) was a British draughtsman on wood and water colourist. He entered the Royal Academy Schools in 1794 and trained under Benjamin West. Delamotte moved to Oxford where he did numerous works depicting the city. In 1803, Delamotte became the drawing master at the newly established Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst where he remained for 40 years. Delamotte was also known for publishing his own prints.
Framing unmounted
Price £50.00
Stock ID 20528