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Chelsea Children, Chelsea Embankment
by Theodore Roussel

Available at Harris Schrank Fine Prints (IFPDA)

  • Date: 1889
  • Type: Prints
  • Medium: Etching
  • Edition size: 30
  • Sheet Size: 7 1/2 x 5 1/16 inches
  • Reference: Hausberg 32
  • Signed: Signed
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Price: Price on Application

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Theodore Roussel (1847-1927), Chelsea Children, Chelsea Embankment, etching, 1889, signed in pencil on the tab and inscribed "imp" [also signed in the plate]. Reference: Hausberg 32, only state, from the total printing of about 30 impressions. Printed in a reddish brown ink on a thin laid paper. In very good condition, trimmed by the artist on the platemark except for the tab, 7 1/2 x 5 1/16 inches. A fine impression, printed with a veil of plate tone, wiped a bit less toward the sky making the sky darker than the street scene. Hausberg notes that this etching "depicts, in reverse, a stretch of Cheyne Walk between Chelsea Old Church and Oakley Street with the Albert Bridge seen in the background."

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